Man from DC faces 52 charges for killing spree at Potomac Avenue Metro station

A DC man has been indicted on 52 charges related to a shooting rampage that resulted in fatalities at the Potomac Avenue Metro station.

Jeanne Tyler Moodee Lockman authored the given paragraph.

On February 7, 2023, the suspect, a 31-year-old man, is scheduled to appear in court for allegedly shooting and killing a Metro worker and injuring three others at the Potomac Avenue Metro station. This information was reported by 7News.

The news from Washington reads, “7News reports.”

Around 9 a.m. in Southeast D.C., a shooting occurred in the 1400 block of Potomac Avenue. The incident happened after 31-year-old Isaiah Trotman disembarked from a Metrobus and engaged in an argument with another individual. Trotman subsequently shot the man in the leg.

Upon entering the Potomac Avenue station, Trotman engaged in a dispute with a man who was purchasing a Metro card. The altercation escalated, resulting in Trotman shooting the man in the leg.

According to D.C. police, Trotman proceeded to the platform where he engaged in a dispute with a woman. The situation escalated, and two employees of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) stepped in to intervene. Unfortunately, Trotman fired a shot that hit one of the employees, Robert Cunningham, who was 64 years old. Tragically, Cunningham lost his life at the scene.

On October 25, Trotman was indicted with various charges including possession of a firearm, assault with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping, and property destruction, as revealed by the unsealed indictment. The date of Trotman’s next court appearance remains uncertain at this point.

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