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Arrest Made in an Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm Offense: 5000 Block of Benning Road, Southeast

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Sixth District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm offense that occurred on Thursday, September 23, 2021, in the 5000 block of Benning Road, Southeast.


At approximately 3:38 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the sound of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located evidence of a firearm being discharged.


On Thursday, October 14, 2021, 23 year-old Joseph Brown, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm.