62-year-old woman charged after shooting near Anacostia Boathouse

A 62-year-old woman is being charged after shooting someone during an argument near the Anacostia Community Boathouse on Friday night, D.C. police say.

Alice Jackson, of Marlow Heights, Maryland, was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, police said.

In a statement, the Metropolitan Police Department said Jackson got into an argument, drew a firearm and then shot the victim.

The victim sustained a gunshot wound and was hospitalized and received treatment of their injuries D.C. police spokesperson Makhetha Watson tells WTOP.

Jackson and the victim are not related, Watson said.

Below is the approximate location of the shooting.

Hugh Garbrick

Hugh graduated from the University of Maryland’s journalism college in 2020. While studying, he interned at the Queen Anne & Magnolia News, a local paper in Seattle, and reported for the school’s Capital News Service. Hugh is a lifelong MoCo resident, and has listened to the local radio quite a bit.

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