Who is Renwel Mantock? Suspect Charged for DC Nightclub Shooting

Renwel Mantock, 29, from Prince George’s County, Maryland, has been arrested and charged for a DC nightclub shooting that injured 6.

Mantock has been charged with assault with intent to kill, possession of unregistered ammunition, and possession of an unregistered firearm.

The incident occurred Friday when Mantock opened fire outside the Dupont Circle nightclub after he was kicked out.

The shooting happened around 11 p.m. outside Decades nightclub along the 1200 block of Connecticut Avenue NW.

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All in all, six people were injured – four women and two men – although thankfully they all suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

DC Police said in a statement Saturday: “Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division announce the arrest of a suspect who was quickly apprehended after a shooting on Connecticut Avenue.

On Friday, April 26, 2024, at approximately 11:21 p.m., officers responded to the sound of gunshots in the 1200 block of Connecticut Avenue NW.

Officers located six adult victims with gunshot wounds. Three men and two women were transported to area hospitals for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. A fourth man was treated on scene for a minor graze wound and refused transport to a hospital.

Witnesses were able to direct officers to the suspect, later identified as 29-year-old Rennwel Mantock, of Hyattsville, MD, who officers quickly detained. A firearm was recovered on scene.

The detectives’ investigation determined Mantock opened fire after employees removed him from a nightclub following a dispute.

Mantock was arrested and charged with Assault with Intent to Kill, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of an Unregistered Firearm.

The Metropolitan Police Department would like to thank the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division for their assistance on the scene of this incident,”

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