Non-Fatal Shooting Defendant Accepts Plea Deal

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On Feb.13, a non-fatal shooting defendant accepted a plea offer extended by the prosecution before DC Superior Court Judge Erik Christian. 

Anthony Calvin, 52, was originally charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm, endangerment with a firearm, and carrying a pistol without a license, among other charges, for his  involvement in a shooting incident that occurred in an alleyway on Nov. 9, 2023, on the unit block of Quincy Place, NW. No injuries were reported.

According to court documents, on the day of the incident, camera footage provided to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) by a witness shows Calvin allegedly walking into an alleyway at the location and firing a round from what appeared to be a handgun. 

The witness told police that they were inside their residence when they heard a gunshot and they saw Calvin outside their window holding a silver firearm. 

According to court documents, as MPD was processing the scene, Calvin walked out of his residence and was stopped by responding officers because he resembled the individual captured in surveillance footage. When stopped, Calvin told officers he didn’t hurt anyone, but that he had shot a fake gun. 

The plea agreement required him to plead guilty to one count of endangerment with a firearm, in exchange for a dismissal of all other charges. 

Calvin will be sentenced based on the sentencing guidelines and his criminal history score. 

Sentencing is set for April 25. 

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