DC Police: Woman seriously injured after ‘falling out of window’

Rick Magliano

DC Law enforcement stated a person who called himself the woman’s boyfriend has been arrested and billed with intent to get rid of.

WASHINGTON — A girl jumped from an apartment building window after becoming tied up in buy to escape an assault, in accordance to a Metropolitan Law enforcement Office law enforcement report. It was at first imagined she fell from the window. 

Law enforcement say 911 was referred to as Thursday about 7 p.m. about a girl who fell from an apartment at the 4500 block of Connecticut Avenue in Northwest. DC Hearth and EMS situated the woman with major injuries.

Duncan Bedlion, MPD’s 2nd District Commander, informed reporters that the woman was assisted by citizens in the space. She was taken to the clinic and “is secure appropriate now, but in crucial ailment,” Bedlion reported. 

“As officers were being investigating … a suspect arrived on the scene,” Bedlion mentioned. “He was distraught. He furnished some information that led us to believe that he was a suspect in this scenario and he has given that been placed less than arrest.”

Court files clearly show the man, who referred to himself as the woman’s boyfriend, was arrested and billed with intent to get rid of, possession of an unregistered gun and possession of a massive ability ammunition feeding system.

A firearm was recovered in an condominium, Bedlion mentioned, but police did not receive reviews of gunshots. The firearm appeared to be purposeful, but not loaded, in accordance to courtroom documents. MPD’s forensic team will examine if the firearm had any link to the “domestic incident.”

A police report produced Friday said the female and boyfriend had been arguing about infidelity’s issues and how she failed a polygraph exam that she had took previously in the day.

The police report said the girl described getting assaulted by the suspect, who tied her arms and ft collectively. The lady was equipped to get absolutely free and jumped from the developing just after the suspect left the room, the report said.

MPD tweeted right before 9:30 p.m. that a 1-year-previous boy was lacking in relationship with the incident. Within just about 15 minutes, police tweeted that the boy experienced been found. He was discovered secure at the household of a spouse and children member, Bedlion said. Court paperwork later dentified the baby as the couple’s son. 


WUSA9 was at the scene and saw an 8th flooring window smashed at Connecticut Dwelling Flats. In the police report, a place and window that MPD officers discovered on the 8th floor of the condominium complicated appeared to be in which the woman had jumped out of on Thursday evening. 

The Humane Rescue Alliance was on the scene Bedlion reported reptiles, which contain turtles snakes and lizards, have been identified in an apartment and had been turned around. It’s unclear if the reptiles are suitable to this scenario. 

Anyone with details about this circumstance ought to simply call MPD’s Command Information and facts Center at 202-727-9099. 

If you or an individual you appreciate is suffering from domestic violence, enable is accessible by way of the corporation DC Coalition Towards Domestic Violence. For additional sources, connect with the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY quantity).

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