Community Briefing Video: Marqueese Alston

Note to viewers: This video contains graphic content.

Seventh District uniformed officers were patrolling near the 3700 block of 1st Street, Southeast, when they observed Mr. Marqueese Alston walking with an outline of a handgun in his front right pants pocket area. Officers attempted to stop Mr. Alston, who fled on foot into an alley. Mr. Alston produced a handgun and fired at officers, while two officers returned fire.

DFS recovered Mr. Alston’s loaded handgun plus an additional magazine of ammunition in Mr. Alston’s pocket. The independent DFS investigation found that four shell casings recovered on the scene had been fired from Mr. Alston’s handgun. DFS found that both the magazine in the handgun and the magazine in Mr. Alston’s pocket matched his DNA.