CRIME UPDATE FROM THE DC POLICE UNION

DC Crime Summary – November 12th - November 18th, 2016

There were six homicides and several other violent crimes late last week and this week in the District. • Delano Deonte Jackson, 25, was fatally shot last Thursday in the Parkside neighborhood near the Minnesota Avenue Metro station and Kenilworth Gardens. No suspect information is available. • Samuelle Buie, 25, and Rassaan Jennings, 19, both of Southeast, were shot and killed early Friday morning in the Fort Stanton neighborhood. • David N. Thomas, 40, of Southeast, was fatally stabbed on Sunday near the Capitol Hill area. A police spokeswoman said detectives have identified a possible suspect, but no arrest had been made by early Monday. • Willie Washington, 23, of Southeast, was shot and killed Monday near the Washington Highlands neighborhood. No suspect information is available. • Carol Holloway, 33, has been identified as the victim in a domestic-related fatal shooting Monday night in the Woodridge neighborhood. The shooting involved two men. • A man and a woman were shot in their lower extremities around 9:42 P.M. last Thursday near the Langdon neighborhood. Both victims were taken to a local hospital for treatment and are expected to survive. No suspect information is available. • Aaron Derricott, 18, of Northwest, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with five counts of armed robbery. Derricott robbed five taxicab drivers of money, cell phones and credit cards in Brookland and 16th Street Heights between Nov. 3 and Nov. 13. • A D.C. Superior Court jury found Malik Bilal, 40, guilty of second-degree murder while armed in the July 6, 2014, fatal stabbing of Alonzo G. Beasley, 52, in the in Carver-Langston neighborhood.

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Washington Post: Five people shot, three fatally, in Southeast and Northeast Washington “Three people were fatally shot and two others were wounded by gunfire Thursday and Friday in Southeast and Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police. Police said the first shooting occurred about 6:40 p.m. Thursday in the 3600 block of Grant Place NE, in the Parkside neighborhood near the Minnesota Avenue Metro station and Kenilworth Gardens. Officers went to investigate a report of an unconscious man and found him inside a vehicle, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Police identified the victim as Delano Deonte Jackson, 25. Four hours later, at 1:30 a.m., and less than a half-mile from the Barry Farm shootings, two men were shot, police said. That shooting occurred in the 3000 block of Stanton Road SE. The two victims were taken to an area hospital where they died, police said. They were identified as 25-year-old Samuelle Buie and 19-year-old Rassaan Jennings, both of Southeast.

WUSA9: 4 people shot, 1 person stabbed in overnight DC violence “Metropolitan Police are investigating an overnight spate of violence that has left four people shot and another man stabbed in southeast DC. According to MPD officials, the first attack occurred in the 2800 block of Douglas Place where a man and a woman were shot in their lower extremities around 9:42 p.m. Both victims were taken to a local hospital for treatment and are expected to survive. So far there is no information available on possible suspects or motive in the shooting. Later, around 1:30 a.m., officers were called to the 3000 block of Stanton Road for a reported shooting. Once they arrived on the scene they found two men in a parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds.”

Washington Post: Man, 40, dies after stabbing Sunday near Capitol Hill area “A man stabbed Sunday near the Capitol Hill area has died of his wounds, and D.C. police said they are investigating the death as a homicide. The assault occurred about 7 p.m. in a residence in the 1300 block of K Street SE, off Pennsylvania Avenue and near the Potomac Gardens apartment complex, police said. Police identified the victim as David N. Thomas, 40, of Southeast Washington. A police spokeswoman said detectives have identified a possible suspect, but no arrest had been made by early Monday.”

Washington Post: Man shot in Southeast Washington dies of injuries “A man who was shot and critically wounded Monday night in Southeast Washington has died of his injuries, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 11:10 p.m. in the 4300 block of Third Street SE, near the Washington Highlands neighborhood. Police identified the victim as Willie Washington, 23, of Southeast.”

WJLA: 1 man dead after shooting in NE that appears to be domestic in nature “A man is dead after a shooting in northeast Washington that DC police report appears to be domestic in nature, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Police report the shooting took place shortly before 10 p.m. Monday in the 2300 block of Woodridge Street.”

Washington Post: Man shot in Southeast Washington dies of injuries “A man who was shot and critically wounded Monday night in Southeast Washington has died of his injuries, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 11:10 p.m. in the 4300 block of Third Street SE, near the Washington Highlands neighborhood. Police identified the victim as Willie Washington, 23, of Southeast.”

WUSA9: Domestic-related shooting leaves man dead in DC “Police are investigating a domestic-related shooting that left one man dead in Northeast, D.C. late Monday night. The shooting happened in the 2300 block of Woodridge St. in Northeast, D.C. around 9:40 p.m., Metropolitan police said. The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Carol Holloway. At this point it is not clear what happened, however police say the shooting involved two men. We will continue to update you as we learn more.”

Washington Post: Capitol Hill bank robbed at lunch hour “A bank was robbed in the heart of Capitol Hill during lunch hour Tuesday afternoon. The robbery occurred at the PNC Bank branch in the 600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE, the FBI said. The robber walked in and passed a note to a teller demanding money, the FBI said. He got cash and left. The branch is in the building developed around the site of an old movie theater, and is about a block west of the Eastern Market Metro stop.”

Washington Post: Woman robbed near Eastern Market Saturday morning “A woman was robbed of her purse on the street Saturday morning in the heart of Capitol Hill. The victim was walking in the 200 block of Eighth Street SE, about a block from Eastern Market, about 8:45 a.m. when the purse was snatched from her shoulder, police said. The robber ran east on nearby Independence Avenue SE.”

Public Safety

Washington Post: D.C. man struck and killed by U-Haul on New York Avenue “A man was struck and killed by a U-Haul truck early Wednesday in Washington, police said. At around 12:15 a.m., 62-year-old Alonzo Wayne Johnson of no fixed address was struck and killed by the U-Haul, which was traveling west on New York Avenue, at the intersection of 4th Street Northeast, D.C. police said in a statement. The driver of the U-Haul remained on the scene, police said, and Johnson was in the travel lane when he was hit.”

WTOP: 3 injured, 1 critically, in food truck fire near GWU campus in DC “A food truck that caught fire near George Washington University in D.C. sent three people to the hospital Wednesday afternoon. The ‘Falafel Bus’ food truck was parked on H Street between 21st and 22nd streets when it caught fire shortly before 2 p.m. One person was critically injured in the blaze, D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Doug Buchanan told WTOP. Two other people suffered burns but the extent of their injuries was not immediately known.”

WUSA9: New tool makes DC sidewalks more accessible for everyone “Students and faculty at a University of Maryland computer lab have developed an interactive tool that’s helping to make D.C.’s streets more accessible for people with disabilities. Project Sidewalk allows users anywhere in the world to take a virtual walk through D.C. neighborhoods. Project Sidewalk is like Waze or a navigational system for people with disabilities. It’s a crowd-sourced view of current conditions, including trouble spots like broken pavement or blocked sidewalks. And if you have access to a computer, you can help people with mobility issues.”

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Posted November 18 2016 at 11:19 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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