A D.C. man was charged Thursday within the taking pictures of a girl who he thought was another person, in keeping with prosecutors.

A D.C. man was charged Thursday within the taking pictures of a girl who he apparently thought was another person, in keeping with prosecutors.

Michael Owusu-Sakyi, 47, faces an aggravated assault whereas armed cost within the April 5 taking pictures. According to charging paperwork, officers responded to a name for the taking pictures within the 1700 block of Fairlawn Avenue SE at 9:46 a.m. and spoke with the lady who’d been shot in her proper forearm.

She informed police she was emptying her cat’s litter field in a grassy space close by her house when Owusu-Sakyi approached her from behind and shot her, in keeping with charging paperwork. After the taking pictures, Owusu-Sakyi informed the lady that he thought she was another person and that she ought to name 911, in keeping with the paperwork.

When she returned to her house, charging paperwork stated she heard a knock on the door and her member of the family noticed Owusu-Sakyi standing on her entrance porch. Police obtained footage from the house’s Ring digicam and when it was proven to the lady who was wounded, she informed police the individual within the video was the person who shot her.

After being shot, the lady was then taken to the hospital for therapy.

At the scene of the taking pictures, police stated they discovered a small pile of cat litter within the grassy space the place the lady was shot. There was additionally a path of blood shut by that led again to the lady’s house, charging paperwork stated.

Later within the day, the lady and relations encountered the Owusu-Sakyi once more and an argument broke out, in keeping with the paperwork.

An officer patrolling close by tried to intervene, when one of many individuals, a person, bumped into a house during which Owusu-Sakyi was the listed resident. The others concerned within the argument informed police he was the one who shot the lady within the arm.

Using a police database, officers pulled an image of Owusu-Sakyi, which the lady picked out of a gaggle of images, figuring out him as the one that shot her, the courtroom paperwork stated.

Investigators stated Owusu-Sakyi doesn’t have a license to hold a firearm in D.C.

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