DC police arrest man for multiple ‘armed offenses’

WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) said it arrested a man for multiple “armed offenses” committed throughout January.

On Jan. 9 at about 12:50 a.m., the suspects approached a victim in the hallway of an apartment building in the 3600 block of Martin Luther King Jr., Ave. SE. They pulled out a gun and took the victim’s belongings, including their keys. They then fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle, which police have since recovered.

The next day, on Jan. 10 at about 5 a.m., the victims were in the 4100 block of Hunt Place, NE when the suspects approached them. One suspect pulled out a handgun, demanded their keys and ordered them out of the car. The victims complied and the suspects again fled the scene in the victims’ vehicle. Police have since found the car.

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On Jan. 20 at about 1:22 p.m., a victim was shot in the 3400 block of 13th St., SE. The suspect then fled the scene in a car while the victim sought treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.

On Feb. 10, over a month after the first incident, police arrested 26-year-old Deangelo Wooten of no fixed address. He was charged with Armed Robbery (Gun), Theft One (Stolen Auto), Armed Carjacking (Gun) and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).

Police are still looking for the other suspects involved in these cases.

Anyone with information is asked to call MPD at (202) 727-9099 or text the department’s tip line at 50411. A reward of up to $10,000 is offered to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved.

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