DC Crime Summary - January 19th - 25th
There was one homicide and several violent crimes this week in the District. • A man was shot and killed Saturday in Southeast Washington, the D.C. police said. Kenneth Poindexter, 29, of Southeast, was found about 1 p.m. in a house, police said. They said he had been shot multiple times. • A girl was found dead at a boarding school in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, according to officials. DC police said they were investigating at the SEED School of Washington D.C. after the 12-year-old girl was discovered to be dead at about 6:15 a.m. Investigators said they believed the girl’s death was a suicide and that no foul play was suspected at this time. • Four people were wounded Thursday night during a shooting in Northeast Washington, where one man was found unconscious, D.C. police said. The shooting happened in the 1600 block of Kenilworth Avenue about 9:15 p.m., said Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman. Police found one wounded man who was unconscious but breathing at the scene. Officers also found two men and a woman who were wounded but were conscious and breathing at the scene, Carew said. • A 16-year-old girl was shot in the head and critically injured inside an apartment Thursday afternoon in the Ivy City neighborhood of Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police. Police Chief Peter Newsham said officers detained a man outside the apartment complex in the 1000 block of Mount Olivet Road NE, and detectives were questioning him as a person of interest. No arrest had been made as of Thursday evening. • A Virginia man who sex-trafficked a 14-year-old girl and 16-year-old girl for two years was ordered on Friday to serve 30 years in prison and pay the victims the $648,000 they generated. Michael Edward Gunn, 41, ran a prostitution ring out of his home in Dumfries, Virginia, about 40 miles from Washington, D.C.. His wife, Angel Gunn, 35, and his live-in girlfriend, Vanessa Domingues, 31, assisted him. According to federal court documents, Gunn posted ads for the teenagers on the online classifieds website Backpage, using fake photos. Then, he, his wife or his girlfriend drove the teens to meet customers in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Posted January 26 2018 at 4:34 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link