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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

Contact: Whitney Cruse-King, Public Information Officer
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

ATF Offers $10K Reward for Information Leading to an Arrest of Suspect Sought in Assault With Intent To Kill Minor

Total Possible Reward up to $30K

WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Washington Field Division announced a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the individual/s in connection with the Northeast, D.C., assault with intent to kill 10-year-old Arianna Davis.

This is in addition to a reward of up to $10,000 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Washington Field Office, $10,000 by the Metropolitan Police Department, who is the lead investigating agency in this case, bringing the total to a possible reward up to $30,000.

On May 14, at approximately 9:14 pm, members of the Metropolitan Police Department Sixth District responded to the 3700 block of Hayes Street, Northeast, for the report of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located a crime scene but no victims. A short time later, a 10-year-old female victim suffering from a gunshot wound was brought into a DC Fire and EMS station. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment where she remains in grave condition.

“Firearms in the hands of reckless actors have placed yet another tragic incident at our doorsteps -where another child has become a victim of gun violence,” said ATF Washington Field Division Acting Special Agent in Mike Weddel. “Public Safety is our top priority, and we will continue to work alongside our local, state and federal partners to ensure those involved are held accountable for their actions. We are seeking assistance from our valuable community members and leaders to provide any information that will assist us in locating all responsible.”

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Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at 888 -ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477). Information can also be sent to, through ATF’s website at Tips can be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting Tips can also be submitted anonymously by calling MPD at 202-727-9099 or by texting 50411.

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