Document: Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense

On Sept. 15, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) arrested and charged 22-year-old Zaria Williams with assault with a dangerous weapon (gun), carrying a pistol without a license, and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, for their alleged involvement in a non-fatal shooting that occurred on Sept. 15 on the 3900 block of Georgia Avenue, NW.

According to MPD documents, Williams allegedly approached the victim at the location, brandished a handgun and hit the victim with it. They began to fight, and during the struggle, one gun shot was fired. The victim was treated at the scene by responding officers.

Due to a search warrant, officers recovered a firearm, multiple rounds of ammunition, and controlled substances from the 3900 block of Georgia Avenue, NW.

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