DC police release photos of person of interest in Juneteenth shooting

D.C. police have released photos and video of a person of interest in the Juneteenth shooting that killed a teenager and wounded three other people.


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Chase Poole, 15, of Northwest D.C., was shot shortly before 9 p.m. on June 19 on 14th Street Northwest at U Street, the site of the Moechella music festival, while police were shutting the event down. He died of his injuries.

A woman and two men, including a D.C. police officer, were also shot, suffering injuries the police called non-life threatening.

CLICK TO ENLARGE: The person of interest in the Juneteenth shooting. (Courtesy D.C. police)

The police are asking anyone with more information on the shooting to call them at 202-727-9099 or text to 50411.

Rick Massimo

Rick Massimo came to WTOP, and to Washington, in 2012 after having lived in Providence, R.I., since he was a child. He went to George Washington University as an undergraduate and is regularly surprised at the changes to the city since that faraway time.

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