Washington DC Metropolitan Police Arrest Deon Lavelle Dais in Weapon Gun Offense

Washington, DC (STL.News) Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, in the Unit block of DuPont Circle, Northwest.

At approximately 5:58 pm, the suspect discharged a firearm at the listed location.  The victim sustained a non-life threatening injury and was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment.  The suspect was apprehended by responding officers.  A firearm was recovered.

On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 24 year-old Deon Lavelle Dais, of No Fixed Address, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun), Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Carrying a Pistol without a License, and Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device.