Suspect Arrested in Edgweood Terrace Shootings
- Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced today that an arrest has been
made in connection with the July 28, 2007 shootings at 625 Edgewood
Street, N.E. Seven people were wounded, including three children,
when at least two men fired into a group. None of the injuries was
A warrant was issued for 23-year-old Marquette Dugar, of the 600
block of Edgewood Street, NE. He has been charged with Assault With
a Dangerous Weapon in connection with the shootings. At
approximately 10:20 this morning, Monday, August 6, 2007, Mr. Dugar
surrendered himself to detectives at the department's Fifth District
located at 1805 Bladensburg Road, NE.
Immediately after the shootings, Chief Lanier increased foot, horse-
mounted and canine patrols. "Today's arrest was due to the hard
work of detectives who are piecing together clues and continue to
canvass the neighborhood. As always, we count on residents to come
forward with any information they have."
Fifth District detectives are continuing their investigation in an
effort to identify and locate any other person or persons in
connection with this case. Anyone with information about this case
is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or the department's Crime
Solvers Unit at 1-800-673-2777.
If a caller provides information through Crime Solvers that leads to
an arrest and indictment, he/she will be eligible for a reward of up