Arrest made in shooting of 1-year-old in DC

Police have made an arrest in the shooting of 1-year-old in D.C. They are still looking for two suspects.

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Police have made an arrest in the shooting of 1-year-old in D.C. 

RELATED: Toddler out of hospital after being hit by gunfire

The shooting happened in the 1300 block of I Street in Northeast, D.C. around 9 p.m. on July 10. Jeremiah White was hit with at least one bullet in the back of the leg and had to undergo surgery at Children’s Hospital.

The toddler has since been released from the hospital and is recovering with family.

RELATED: 1-year-old boy shot in NE DC

Family members said the gunfire came out of nowhere.

Derrick Damon Watson, 39, of Northeast DC, was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon on July 18.

Police are also looking for a second suspect in this case. 27-year-old Saheed Aluwatoyin Washington Sulu of Southeast, DC.

They are also looking to identify another person of interest, who can be seen in this:

Anyone who has further information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099.  Information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.  The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent offense committed in the District of Columbia.

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