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DC Crime Summary - November 10th-16th 2017

DC Crime Summary - November 10th-16th 2017

There were two homicides and several violent crimes this week in the District. • Several overnight shootings in D.C. have left one person dead and at least three other people injured. The deadly shooting was reported just after 7 p.m. Wednesday on the 5200 block of Just Street in the Northeast. A woman was pronounced dead on the scene. Police do not have a motive in this shooting and have no suspect information at this time. 27 gunshots were apparently fired at this crime scene. • One man is dead and another was injured in a shooting Northwest Washington, police say. The first victim was found on the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue NW just before midnight Thursday. The man, later identified as 22-year-old Jonathan Vilchez, was pronounced dead at the scene. • A teenage student was shot in the chest a block away from Ballou High School Thursday afternoon, D.C. police say. The shooting happened in the 3200 block of 4th Street SE around the time school ended for the day. The victim is a 17-year-old student at Ballou High School, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said at a brief news conference. He is unconscious but breathing, police said. • One person was wounded in a shooting that happened near an on-ramp to Interstate 295 in Northeast D.C. Police say the shooting happened along Eastern Avenue close to the northbound ramp to I-295 just after 7 a.m. Emergency crews transported a male victim to a nearby hospital. His wounds are not believed to be life-threatening. • Police are investigating after a man was shot while driving in Northeast, D.C. early Wednesday morning. Investigators with Metropolitan police believe the victim was driving in the area of 42nd and East Capitol St. when the shooting started. The victim is believed to have traveled quickly between 4200 E. Capitol St. to Kenilworth and Division Ave. Police found the victim inside the vehicle at this location.

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Posted November 17 2017 at 7:41 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 17, 2017

Summary

Police are investigating after a man was shot while driving in Northeast, D.C. early Wednesday morning. Investigators with Metropolitan police believe the victim was driving in the area of 42nd and East Capitol St. when the shooting started. The victim is believed to have traveled quickly between 4200 E. Capitol St. to Kenilworth and Division Ave. Police found the victim inside the vehicle at this location. • A 15-year-old boy is missing Wednesday and was seen on Nov. 9 in Southeast Washington. Shawn Davis was last seen in the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road, SE. Davis is described by police as black with a medium complexion and approximately 5-foot-6. He is 130 pounds and has black hair with brown eyes, and was wearing a burgundy shirt, tan pants and black sneakers.

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Posted November 17 2017 at 3:29 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 16, 2017

Summary

Several overnight shootings in D.C. have left one person dead and at least three other people injured. The deadly shooting was reported just after 7 p.m. Wednesday on the 5200 block of Just Street in the Northeast. A woman was pronounced dead on the scene. Police do not have a motive in this shooting and have no suspect information at this time. 27 gunshots were apparently fired at this crime scene. • An alleged assault and robbery at the Anacostia Metro station in Southeast D.C. has one commuter calling on Metro authorities to do more for rider safety. The woman, who did not want to be identified out of fear for her own safety, told FOX 5 the incident happened Tuesday at around 12:30 p.m. She reported two men ran by her and up to an elderly man. She saw them punch the man, who fell face first on the ground, and rob him before running away.

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Posted November 16 2017 at 10:01 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 15, 2017

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Disturbing video captured several people kicking and beating a victim with a baseball bat in Northwest DC, according to officials. The video, captured by nearby surveillance cameras, shows a person holding a baseball bat and speaking to an accomplice in the 1700 block of 7th Street, Northwest on Friday. A person is thrown to the ground and four suspects begin to attack the victim, three of them stomping on the victim while one suspect hits him with a bat. • One person was wounded in a shooting that happened near an on-ramp to Interstate 295 in Northeast D.C. Police say the shooting happened along Eastern Avenue close to the northbound ramp to I-295 just after 7 a.m. Emergency crews transported a male victim to a nearby hospital. His wounds are not believed to be life-threatening.

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Posted November 15 2017 at 10:16 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 14, 2017

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Police are searching for a man who robbed and sexually assaulted a woman in northeast Washington on Saturday, D.C. police said. According to a police report, the woman told police the man approached her in the 1100 block of Penn Street Northeast around 6 a.m. on Nov. 11. She said the man took her cellphone from her pocket and drew a handgun. • A manhunt is underway as police search for a suspect they say crashed their vehicle in a Southeast, D.C. strip mall parking lot after fleeing from officers Tuesday morning. Police say they received a report of an armed man in a car along the 1100 block of Barnaby Terrace at around 5:30 a.m.

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Posted November 14 2017 at 9:45 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 13, 2017

Summary

A teenage student was shot in the chest a block away from Ballou High School Thursday afternoon, D.C. police say. The shooting happened in the 3200 block of 4th Street SE around the time school ended for the day. The victim is a 17-year-old student at Ballou High School, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said at a brief news conference. He is unconscious but breathing, police said. • One man is dead and another was injured in a shooting Northwest Washington, police say. The first victim was found on the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue NW just before midnight Thursday. The man, later identified as 22-year-old Jonathan Vilchez, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Posted November 13 2017 at 10:23 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 9, 2017

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One man was killed and another injured in a double shooting late Wednesday night in Northwest D.C. Officers responded to the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue around 11:52 p.m. where they found a man unconscious and suffering from gunshot wounds. He later died at the scene. A short time later, a second man was found in the rear of the 800 block of Kennedy Street. That victim was found with gunshot wounds to the arm, stomach and leg. He was transported to a nearby hospital. • A 16-year-old boy died Tuesday after he was shot in Northwest D.C., police say. Yoselis Regino Barrios died after he was found shot in an alley on the 1300 block of Rittenhouse Street NW, D.C. police said Wednesday. The location is less than a mile east of the Rock Creek Park Golf Course.

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Posted November 09 2017 at 9:47 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 8, 2017

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A double shooting in Northwest D.C. left one man dead and another injured Tuesday evening, according to authorities. DC police said the shooting happened in the 1300 block of Rittenhouse Street, Northwest at about 8:20 p.m. Officials said two men were shot. One man succumbed to his injuries and the other was being treated at the hospital, authorities said. • A man has been arrested after authorities said he set a fire at the Embassy of Malaysia and vandalized the Embassy of Austria. Versie Segers is accused of throwing an incendiary device over the fence line at the Embassy of Malaysia in Northwest Washington Saturday. The incendiary device included a T-shirt soaked in alcohol to potentially fuel the fire. Secret Service agents helped extinguish the fire, according to the court filings.

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Posted November 08 2017 at 11:20 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 7, 2017

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A 35-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday evening in Northwest Washington’s Petworth neighborhood, according to D.C. police. Juan Nelson Roberts of Northeast was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting, which occurred about 6:10 p.m. in the 900 block of Shepherd Street NW, between Georgia and Kansas avenues. Police said he was shot several times. • A baby was found unharmed in Northeast DC after police said a suspect stole a car with the child inside on Monday. DC police said officers responded to 18th Street and Monroe Street, Northeast at about 10:15 a.m. for a report of a kidnapping. The victim told officers the sleeping baby was left in the car while the victim ran into a business quickly.

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Posted November 07 2017 at 10:23 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 6, 2017

Summary

An off-duty D.C. police sergeant who worked on the force for 17 years was shot and killed in west Baltimore Saturday morning, police said. Sgt. Tony Mason Jr., 40, was sitting in parked car on the 2800 block of Elgin Avenue with a 43-year-old woman when an unknown person approached the car and began shooting, police said. The shooter then ran away, police said. • A man has been arrested after police say he killed a man inside a home in Northeast D.C. Saturday night. Samuel Davis, 59, of Northeast D.C. is charged with first degree murder, police say. Police were called to the 1700 block of Benning Road NE Saturday night and discovered the victim inside. Investigators had said there were no obvious signs of trauma to the body.

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Posted November 06 2017 at 10:00 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - October 27th - November 2nd 2017

DC Crime Summary - October 27th - November 2nd 2017

There was one homicide and several violent crimes this week in the District. • A man found dead inside a home in Northeast D.C. was suffocated to death, according to an autopsy. D.C. police were called to the 1700 block of Benning Road NE Saturday night and discovered the victim inside. Investigators had said there were no obvious signs of trauma to the body. No suspects have been identified. • A man is wanted for stabbing two other men who came to the defense of a woman he was arguing with on U Street Northwest, police said. The man and a woman, dressed in a Marilyn Monroe Halloween costume, were arguing loudly in the 1700 block of U Street NW about 2 a.m. Saturday, according to a police report. • Someone opened fire outside a convenience store in Anacostia on Monday morning, injuring two men, police said. The men were shot on the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE. Police responded about 11 a.m. and found the men with non-life-threatening injuries. One of the men was unconscious. Police are searching for a dark-colored, four-door sedan with rims on the tires, Patrol Services South Chief Robert Conte said. Police released a photo of a vehicle of interest. • Police say two men were shot early Wednesday morning in Northeast, D.C. The shooting happened shortly after 2 a.m. on the 1200 block of H Street. At this time, investigators are on the lookout for a black male, 6-foot-tall, wearing a dark hoodie with stripes on the back. • A Washington man was violently robbed this morning on the Metropolitan Branch Trail. The incident occurred about 9:30 a.m., Monday, near S Street NE as much of the city was at work or in school.

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Posted November 03 2017 at 3:31 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 3, 2017

Summary

A second man has been arrested and charged with setting a pregnant woman on fire, causing her to deliver her baby early and suffer severe burns. Jonathan Edward Miller, 27, of Temple Hills, was arrested Thursday and charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, arson, assault and other related charges, according to court documents. • A 14-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday and charged in connection with the robberies and thefts from six taxi drivers in Northwest Washington, according to D.C. police. The youth was charged as a juvenile and his name was not made public. Police said that a second person was with the boy in some of the cases and has not yet been arrested.

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Posted November 03 2017 at 10:11 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 2, 2017

Summary

Police say suspects on rental bikes robbed a woman in a Northwest D.C. neighborhood. The incident happened on a busy street with plenty of witnesses. The suspects were wearing white masks and riding rental bikes when they swarmed around the victim walking in the area of 21st Street and N Street. The woman’s purse was swiped, according to witnesses. The incident happened at around 10 p.m. Tuesday. • D.C. police raided a home in Southwest D.C. Monday night and seized 53 pounds of marijuana, 72 grams of cocaine and $75,000 in cash. The police department’s narcotics division searched the home on the 900 block of 6th Street SW about 10:20 p.m. Monday, police said in a statement released Wednesday evening. The address is just northwest of the Waterfront Metro station.

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Posted November 02 2017 at 10:08 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 1, 2017

Summary

Police say two men were shot early Wednesday morning in Northeast, D.C. The shooting happened shortly after 2 a.m. on the 1200 block of H Street. At this time, investigators are on the lookout for a black male, 6-foot-tall, wearing a dark hoodie with stripes on the back. • A Washington man was violently robbed Monday morning on the Metropolitan Branch Trail. The incident occurred about 9:30 a.m., Monday, near S Street NE as much of the city was at work or in school.

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Posted November 01 2017 at 10:27 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 31, 2017

Summary

Someone opened fire outside a convenience store in Anacostia on Monday morning, injuring two men, police said. The men were shot on the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE. Police responded about 11 a.m. and found the men with non-life-threatening injuries. One of the men was unconscious. Police are searching for a dark-colored, four-door sedan with rims on the tires, Patrol Services South Chief Robert Conte said. Police released a photo of a vehicle of interest. • A former Washington, D.C., charter school teacher pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student. Alan Coleman entered the plea in D.C. Superior Court Monday morning, admitting to having sexual intercourse with the girl multiple times over a five-year span.

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Posted October 31 2017 at 9:52 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 30, 2017

Summary

A man found dead inside a home in Northeast D.C. was suffocated to death, according to an autopsy. D.C. police were called to the 1700 block of Benning Road NE Saturday night and discovered the victim inside. Investigators had said there were no obvious signs of trauma to the body. No suspects have been identified. • A man is wanted for stabbing two other men who came to the defense of a woman he was arguing with on U Street Northwest, police said. The man and a woman, dressed in a Marilyn Monroe Halloween costume, were arguing loudly in the 1700 block of U Street NW about 2 a.m. Saturday, according to a police report”

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Posted October 30 2017 at 10:48 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - October 20th - 27th 2017

DC Crime Summary - October 20th - 27th 2017

There were two homicides and several violent crimes this week in the District. • A woman has died and a man is hurt after a shooting Friday night in Anacostia. Shawntese Murphy, of Suitland, Maryland, died after she and the man were shot on the 1600 block of U Street SE. Murphy was 30. Police responded about 10:55 p.m. Murphy was pronounced dead on the way to a hospital. • A man was shot and killed and another man was wounded Sunday night near Congress Heights in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 8:40 p.m. in the 1900 block of Savannah Terrace SE, off Suitland Parkway. Police said both men were taken to hospitals, where one died. The second victim was listed as conscious. • Three people have been injured in a shooting in Southeast D.C., according to authorities. DC police said the shooting happened in the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road, Southeast at about 1:55 p.m.Tuesday • Police have taken one person into custody and are searching for another after their alleged involvement in a shooting and a robbery in Montgomery County that led to a crash in the District and an alert on the campus of a D.C. university. Officers say the first in a series of incidents happened around 1:16 a.m. in Northwest, D.C. where several men allegedly attempted to rob a truck driver in front of a 7-11 Store in the 200 block of Cedar Street.

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Posted October 27 2017 at 3:00 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 27, 2017

Summary

A 16-year-old boy has been charged in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man in Southeast D.C. Carl Hardy was shot on I Street SE, near the Potomac Gardens housing complex, on Sept. 10. Three weeks later, he died of his injuries. D.C. police announced on Thursday that Saquan Williams was arrested and has been charged with first-degree murder. • Three men have been charged in a string of CVS store robberies. Their latest heist happened late Thursday night at a CVS in the District’s Tenleytown neighborhood near the Metro station on Wisconsin Avenue NW. But this time, police say, they were caught.

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Posted October 27 2017 at 10:00 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 26, 2017

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A police stop of a vehicle speeding across the Kutz Bridge at the Tidal Basin led authorities to a cache of drugs and weapons, including two long rifles, drugs and ammunition, according to law enforcement authorities. Police said they arrested Demetrice Spencer, 33, of Northeast and Kevin Howe, 24, of Southeast and charged each with several firearms violations and drug charges. The incident occurred Friday about 11:30 p.m. • DC police need your help finding two missing teens from Northeast DC. Both girls were last seen on October 23. Angel Nmachi Rockerfeller, 14, was last seen on the 1000 block of Maryland Ave, Northeast, on Monday. Her disappearance was reported Tuesday. She was wearing a navy blue sweatshirt with Washington Leadership Academy written on it when she was last seen.

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Posted October 26 2017 at 9:45 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 25, 2017

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Three people have been injured in a shooting in Southeast D.C., according to authorities. DC police said the shooting happened in the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road, Southeast at about 1:55 p.m. Tuesday • Police have taken one person into custody and are searching for another after their alleged involvement in a shooting and a robbery in Montgomery County that led to a crash in the District and an alert on the campus of a D.C. university. Officers say the first in a series of incidents happened around 1:16 a.m. in Northwest, D.C. where several men allegedly attempted to rob a truck driver in front of a 7-11 Store in the 200 block of Cedar Street.

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Posted October 25 2017 at 10:24 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 24, 2017

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A man was shot and killed and another man was wounded Sunday night near Congress Heights in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 8:40 p.m. in the 1900 block of Savannah Terrace SE, off Suitland Parkway. Police said both men were taken to hospitals, where one died. The second victim was listed as conscious. • Police are searching for a critically missing 15-year-old girl from Southeast D.C. Shastare Ladonja Gamble was last seen on the 1200 block of U Street Southeast Saturday, police said.

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Posted October 24 2017 at 11:38 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 23, 2017

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A woman has died and a man is hurt after a shooting Friday night in Anacostia. Shawntese Murphy, of Suitland, Maryland, died after she and the man were shot on the 1600 block of U Street SE. Murphy was 30. Police responded about 10:55 p.m. Murphy was pronounced dead on the way to a hospital. • Nearly two weeks after the brother of a Virginia Tech football player was gunned down in Southeast D.C., police say an arrest has been made in the case. On Friday, D.C. police arrested 21-year-old Michael Leonard Jones of Bladensburg, Maryland, and charged him with first-degree murder while armed for the slaying of Omar Rodgers.

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Posted October 23 2017 at 1:03 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - October 13th-19th 2017

DC Crime Summary - October 13th-19th 2017

There was one homicide and several violent crimes this week in the District. • A man is dead after a late night stabbing in Northeast, D.C. Police say the stabbing was reported around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 2300 block of Lincoln Road. Officers say the man was stabbed in the neck and died at the scene. There is no suspect information or motives at this time. • Two men were shot and wounded when an unknown assailant opened fire in Southeast D.C. on Saturday night, authorities said Sunday. D.C. police said the double-shooting occurred in the 4900 block of G Street Southeast, about 3/4 of a mile south of the Benning Road Metro station. • D.C. police are investigating a body found in Northwest D.C. on Tuesday. According to police, the remains were found in a wooded area at 23rd and P streets. • The District man accused of fatally stabbing an American University alumnus on a crowded Metro train more than two years ago is poised to enter a guilty plea in D.C. Superior court Thursday, his attorneys have told a judge. • DC police are asking for the public’s help locating a person of interest for a robbery that they say happened on Sunday in Northwest Washington. According to police, around 3 a.m. the suspect broke into an establishment in the 400 block of Massachusetts Avenue and stole some cash before fleeing the scene.

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Posted October 20 2017 at 3:36 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 20, 2017

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DC police are asking for the public’s help locating a person of interest for a robbery that they say happened on Sunday in Northwest Washington. According to police, around 3 a.m. the suspect broke into an establishment in the 400 block of Massachusetts Avenue and stole some cash before fleeing the scene. • The man who killed a recent college graduate on board a Metro train in 2015 has pleaded guilty to the crime that shocked the city. Jasper Spires, 21, pleaded guilty to beating and stabbing Kevin Sutherland, 24, while the two men rode a Red Line Metro train on July 4, 2015.

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Posted October 20 2017 at 2:11 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 19, 2017

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A man is dead after a late night stabbing in Northeast, D.C. Police say the stabbing was reported around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 2300 block of Lincoln Road. Officers say the man was stabbed in the neck and died at the scene. There is no suspect information or motives at this time. • The District man accused of fatally stabbing an American University alumnus on a crowded Metro train more than two years ago is poised to enter a guilty plea in D.C. Superior court Thursday, his attorneys have told a judge.

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Posted October 19 2017 at 9:50 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 18, 2017

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D.C. police are investigating a body found in Northwest D.C. on Tuesday. According to police, the remains were found in a wooded area at 23rd and P streets. • The all-clear has been given at Howard University after there were unfounded reports of a shooter on campus Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities. DC police they responded to the 2400 block of 6th Street, Northwest at about 12:05 p.m. after receiving a report of a possible active shooter on campus. According to officials, there were two calls of reported shootings: one at the Administration Building and another at the College of Medicine building.

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Posted October 18 2017 at 9:54 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 17, 2017

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A Marine was arrested after he attempted to carjack a double-decker tour bus near the White House on Sunday, according to officials. DC police said the suspect, identified as 24-year-old Tyler Jackson of Northwest D.C., attempted to steal the tour bus in the 1600 block of H Street at Lafayette Square near the White House at about 8 p.m. • DC police arrested a man they say vandalized dozens of vehicles parked in a garage. A police report lists 41 vehicles as being damaged — 38 with busted windows and three with cracked glass. D.C. police said they arrested Lendale Christie, 36, of no fixed address and charged him with burglary and destruction of property.

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Posted October 17 2017 at 9:51 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 16, 2017

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Two men were shot and wounded when an unknown assailant opened fire in Southeast D.C. on Saturday night, authorities said Sunday. D.C. police said the double-shooting occurred in the 4900 block of G Street Southeast, about 3/4 of a mile south of the Benning Road Metro station. • Police and the FBI and are asking for help finding an 11-year-old girl missing from the District. Dajana Houston was last seen on Saturday, October 14. She is a black female with brown hair and brown eyes. Houston is 5-foot-4-inches tall and weighs 110 pounds. She was last seen wearing a purple shirt, black pants, and black shoes.

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Posted October 16 2017 at 10:29 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 13, 2017

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Police are searching for two suspects connected to an armed robbery of a woman that took place in front of her young child in Northeast D.C. Police say it happened at around 12:25 p.m. on Sept. 24 in the 1200 block of Wylie Street. According to the police report, the female victim was walking on the sidewalk on Wylie Street with her child riding on a bicycle nearby when a suspect approached her and said, “Give that money.” After the victim replied, “What money?” the suspect pointed at her purse and pulled up his shirt to pull out his gun tucked in his waistband. • D.C. police on Thursday identified a second man who died in a shooting in Northwest Washington on Tuesday night. Sefjuan Jones, 22, of Nashville, N.C., was pronounced dead at a hospital after the shooting near a three-story colonial in the 6200 block of Eighth Street NW, two blocks east of Georgia Avenue in the Brightwood neighborhood.

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Posted October 13 2017 at 9:56 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 12, 2017

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D.C. police are investigating an early morning shooting that left a man dead in Northeast, D.C. The shooting was reported around 1:30 a.m. in the 200 block of 54th Street. Police arrived and found an adult man on the scene suffering from gunshot wounds. Investigators have no suspect or motive information at this time. • D.C. police are searching for someone who stole a 1-month-old pit bull puppy from her owner at gunpoint in southeast D.C. The puppy, whose name is Heaven, and her owner were on the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road SE, near Suitland Parkway, about 5:20 p.m. Tuesday when they were approached.

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Posted October 12 2017 at 10:05 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 11, 2017

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Two people were killed and another was left injured after a triple shooting in Northwest D.C. The shooting was reported just after midnight Wednesday morning in the 6200 block of 8th Street. Investigators say two men were found dead on the scene from gunshot wounds. The third man who was shot was transported to a nearby hospital. • Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed late Tuesday night in Northeast D.C. The shooting was reported around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 5400 block of Hunt Place. Officers have no suspect or motive at this time.

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Posted October 11 2017 at 10:02 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 10, 2017

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A fight broke out among a group of girls and one was stabbed in Southeast Washington early Tuesday morning, D.C. police report. According to police, the stabbing took place around 1 a.m. in the 5200 block of A Street. The girl who did the stabbing was arrested, police confirmed. • Police say they are searching for a 17-year-old girl who went critically missing early Monday morning. According to D.C. Police, Trenity Hall, 17, was last seen at around 2:31 a.m. in the 200 block of 51st Street, NE.

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Posted October 10 2017 at 9:47 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 9, 2017

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Two people were found fatally shot Sunday, both of them in vehicles in separate incidents in the District, police said. Omar Earl Rodgers, 25, of Southeast Washington, was found in a vehicle about 3:50 a.m. in the 2200 block of Martin Luther King Avenue SE, suffering from a gunshot wound, police said. Police said he died at a hospital. Police said Norman James, 30, of Southeast, was found in a vehicle in the 5100 block of H Street SE. He had been shot at least twice and died at the scene • Robbers held up six people at knifepoint within a little more than two hours early Sunday in Northwest Washington, police said. Four victims were robbed in the 1700 block of 15th Street NW about 5:10 a.m. An hour later, another robbery was reported in the 1300 block of Monroe Street NW, and about 7:15 a.m. the final victim was robbed in the 1200 block of Quincy Street NW.

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Posted October 09 2017 at 9:59 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 6, 2017

Summary

Two men allegedly involved in an attack in which a sterno can was thrown at a bus driver were arrested and were also charged for committing two violent robberies, police say. Aric Lewis Holmes, 19, of Southeast D.C., and John Webb Paul, 21, of Northeast D.C., were arrested about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday after police identified them by reviewing footage of the bus attack. • Police searching for the killer of a woman stabbed and left in the woods near her home in Southeast Washington in November arrested a suspect Wednesday after matching his DNA to evidence at the crime scene, according to court documents.

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Posted October 06 2017 at 1:10 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 5, 2017

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D.C. police arrested a man Wednesday who had been sought in the fatal stabbing of a 40-year-old woman whose body was found last year along a bicycle trail near her apartment in Southeast Washington. • A U.S. Postal Service manager was sentenced to more than eight years in prison Monday for converting postal workers in Northeast and Northwest Washington into a virtual marijuana distribution network for West Coast drug producers, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday.

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Posted October 05 2017 at 12:32 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 4, 2017

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A D.C. man is under arrest after he allegedly threatened to kill a Metrobus driver on Tuesday. Police say the suspect refused to pay his fare, then confronted the driver with a knife and threatened his life more than once. According to a Metro spokesman, the suspect had a folding knife with a 3 1/2 inch blade. • Police are searching for a prisoner who escaped custody in the District. The suspect was last seen running eastbound in the 600 block of Lamont Street in Northwest. The suspect is described as an African-American man, 5’10” tall, around 155 pounds. He was wearing a white t-shirt, black pants and dark shoes.

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Posted October 04 2017 at 1:25 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 3, 2017

Summary

A 24-year-old man who was shot three weeks ago outside the Potomac Gardens housing complex died at a hospital on Sunday, according to D.C. police. Carl Hardy, of Northeast Washington, was shot Sept. 10 in the 1200 block of I Street SE, just outside the gated apartment buildings south of Pennsylvania Avenue. • Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl who went critically missing on Friday. D.C. Police say Trinity Watson was last seen at around 7:00 p.m. in the 1700 block of Otis Street, NE. She was reported missing the next day.

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Posted October 03 2017 at 9:52 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 2, 2017

Summary

The Metropolitan Police Department said two people were shot while inside their car in northeast Washington, D.C., before they drove onto the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Investigators said the shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of New York Avenue and Bladensburg Road. They said the shots were fired from outside the vehicle. • A man was stabbed Sunday night on a Metro train in the District, authorities said. A Metro spokeswoman said the stabbing was reported about 8:30 p.m. on a Blue Line train headed towards Largo.

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Posted October 02 2017 at 9:40 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 29, 2017

Summary

Police are investigating after three men were shot in Southeast D.C. The shootings happened in the 3000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue around 3 a.m. Friday. No suspect information is available at this time. • Police have arrested a 22-year-old Maryland woman for attempting to rob four Washington D.C. banks in a one-hour span. Jessica Williams, of Suitland, has been charged with one count of bank robbery and three counts of attempted bank robbery.

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Posted September 29 2017 at 11:24 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 28, 2017

Summary

A 31-year-old woman was found stabbed to death Wednesday morning inside a Southeast Washington home after D.C. police responded to a call for an assault, officials said. Officers were called to the 3000 block of 30th Street for the report of an assault in progress about 9:48 a.m., police said in a statement. Inside of a residence police found the victim had sustained stab wounds and D.C. fire and EMS rescuers found no signs of life, officials said. • Police arrested a woman they say sprayed a D.C. Metrobus driver with a juice drink while the operator was behind the wheel. The incident happened Tuesday around 5 p.m. aboard a bus in the 4300 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in the Southwest.

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Posted September 28 2017 at 11:03 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 27, 2017

Summary

A man was fatally stabbed late Saturday night on the edge of the Eckington neighborhood of Northeast Washington, according to the D.C. police. They said Andrew Alphonzo Cook, III, 46, of Northeast, was found with a stab wound about 11:20 p.m. in the 1700 block of North Capitol. He died Monday at a hospital, the police said. • A D.C. woman said a group of girls beat her up on the street this weekend in an unprovoked attack that left her bloody and bruised. Christy Mcpeek said the attack occurred when she was walking at around 11:30 p.m. Saturday on 2nd Street in the Eckington neighborhood of Northeast D.C. near her home.

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Posted September 27 2017 at 10:12 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 26, 2017

Summary

A D.C. police officer was killed in a fatal crash in Howard County Monday morning, police say. Howard County police say 31-year-old Barry Martin Eastman, of Ellicott City, Maryland, was driving a 2015 Kia Forte heading north on Route 32 in Clarksville at around 8 a.m. when he crossed the double yellow lines and crashed into a tractor trailer traveling in the opposite direction. • An 18-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday night in Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 9:50 p.m. in the 2800 block of 14th Street NE. The victim was identified as Robert Lee Arthur Jr., of Northeast. Police said Arthur was shot several times and died at a hospital. No other details of the shooting were made available.

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Posted September 26 2017 at 9:54 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 25, 2017

Summary

D.C. police confirm a juvenile was shot early Monday morning in southeast Washington. Police say the shooting, which happened in the 4200 block of 7th Street SE, was reported around 2 am. The victim was conscious and breathing when he was taken to an area hospital. He is expected to survive. • The court-ordered mentor of a 14-year-old D.C. girl was arrested Wednesday after he took the girl to his home for sex several times, police said. D.C. police arrested Andrew Brooks, 28, of Indian Head, Maryland, on the charge of transportation with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, police said Thursday.

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Posted September 25 2017 at 10:05 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 22, 2017

Summary

A woman was hit by a car early Friday morning in Southeast Washington. The unidentified woman was unconscious but breathing, and D.C. Fire officials did not have additional information on her condition at this time. • A fourth woman has told police that a massage therapist who worked in D.C. and Maryland touched her inappropriately. The woman told police that Habtamu Gebreselassie, 24, touched a private area without her consent at a massage parlor on the 2000 block of P Street NW in D.C. in mid-June, a police report shows.

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Posted September 22 2017 at 9:58 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 21, 2017

Summary

A man and a juvenile male are dead after police say they shot and stabbed each other late Wednesday night in Northeast D.C. The incident happened near 13th Street and Downing Street around 9:15 p.m. • Days after a woman told police that a D.C. massage therapist at the popular national chain Massage Envy sexually assaulted her, a second alleged victim has come forward, court documents show. Habtamu Gebreselassie, 24, of Silver Spring, Maryland, is now accused of attempting to sexually abuse a woman on Aug. 28 at the Tenleytown location on the 4900 block of Wisconsin Avenue NW.

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Posted September 21 2017 at 9:54 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 20, 2017

Summary

An 11-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle and injured Tuesday morning in Northeast D.C., police say. The boy was hit on the 4200 block of Benning Road SE. Police were called about 8:45 a.m. The boy ran into the road and was struck, police said in an update. • A 30-year-old man was arrested Monday and charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy on the platform of the Union Station Metro, according to D.C. police. Timothy Cox of Northeast, was charged with second-degree child sexual abuse.

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Posted September 20 2017 at 10:01 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 19, 2017

Summary

A 16-year-old boy died Sunday after he was shot multiple times in Southeast D.C., police said. Police are investigating the death of MyAngelo Starnes, of Southeast Washington, as a homicide. Police responded about 8:15 p.m. after an electronic gunshot detection system alerted them to sounds of gunfire. • A woman was killed in a car crash in Southeast D.C. early Sunday after another driver crashed into the car she was riding in head-on, police say. Two other people are seriously hurt.

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Posted September 19 2017 at 10:05 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 18, 2017

Summary

D.C. police have charged two men in a Thursday afternoon shooting that injured two people outside an apartment complex in the Shaw neighborhood. Police described a destructive scene in a crowded courtyard, with bullets striking vehicles and the windows of homes. • One person was killed and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash in southeast Washington early Sunday morning. Fire officials said the collision occurred at the intersection of Good Hope Road and Altamont Place, Southeast. The crash pinned three people inside their vehicles.

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Posted September 18 2017 at 9:54 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 15, 2017

Summary

Two men were shot at an apartment complex in the District on Thursday, according to officials. The men were shot at the Second Northwest Cooperative Homes in the 400 block of N Street, NW, at around 4:55 p.m. The victims ended up being located in the 400 block of M Street, NW, police said. Several shell casings were found in the parking lot. • A Vatican priest working in the Holy See’s embassy in Washington has been recalled after U.S. officials flagged possible violations of child pornography laws, the Vatican said Friday. The Vatican declined to identify the diplomat, but said he was currently in Vatican City and that Vatican prosecutors have launched their own probe.

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Posted September 15 2017 at 10:03 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 14, 2017

Summary

Three people were shot in Northwest D.C. Wednesday night in the unit block of M Street at around 9:19 p.m. Police say a woman was found by officers unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head. A man was found with gunshot wounds to the torso. Another man was shot in the foot. No suspects are in custody. • An adult relative of a day-care center operator in Northeast Washington has been charged with sexually abusing an 8-month-old child under the center’s care, according to D.C. police. D.C. police said they are trying to determine whether there are additional victims, and are urging anyone with information on this case or on others to call 202-727-9099.

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Posted September 14 2017 at 9:56 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 13, 2017

Summary

A lockdown at the White House was lifted after a suspicious package was cleared Tuesday. The U.S. Secret Service tweeted that agents were investigating the package which was found near Madison and Pennsylvania Avenues. • A 12-year-old girl who was reported missing in Greenbelt, Maryland, has been found safe, police said Wednesday. Kidist Gianna Jayla Smith was seen leaving the Greenbelt Community Center at 11:30 a.m. Monday. A short time later, she was seen running down the sidewalk on Southway Road toward Greenbelt Road. She boarded a Metrobus and was later seen exiting the Minnesota Avenue Metro station in Northeast D.C.

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Posted September 13 2017 at 10:17 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 12, 2017

Summary

A man has died after being stabbed Monday night in Southwest Washington, police said on Tuesday. The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. in the 3900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SW, near the southern tip of the District. The man was reported unconscious at the scene. • Two people were in custody Monday and at least one was arrested after they threw a sign and a notebook over the White House fence, authorities said. The incident happened about 10:30 a.m. Monday.

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Posted September 12 2017 at 10:14 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 11, 2017

Summary

Members of the D.C. Fraternal Order of Police have been collecting donations to help the victims of the hurricanes wreaking havoc on the United States. The officers have donated their own items and coordinated between family, friends and local businesses to fill four large trailers with supplies the victims desperately need. • Police are investigating after a shooting left a man dead in Northwest, D.C. The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday outside of 615 Newton Place. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 202-727-9099 or text anonymously at 50411.

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Posted September 11 2017 at 9:56 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - September 1st - 7th 2017

DC Crime Summary - September 1st - 7th 2017

There were two homicides and several violent crimes this week in the district. • A teen was fatally shot in a triple shooting Saturday night aimed at a D.C. home. D.C. police said they think that someone in the group was targeted, but they’re not sure who, or whether the intended target was among those injured. • Police are investigating the death of a man inside the Columbia Heights Metro station in Northwest D.C. Fire officials say the victim was found bleeding from the head early Tuesday morning at the bottom of an escalator. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. A medical examiner will determine the cause and manner of death. • Two men were found shot in Northeast D.C. near the D.C.-Maryland border Friday night. D.C. police say the shooting took place in the 5900 block of Eads Street at around 10:11 p.m. The victims were eventually found several blocks away in the 400 block of Eastern Avenue. • A girl stabbed a boy at a school in Washington, D.C., Tuesday afternoon, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The 12-year-old daughter of a diplomat stabbed the 13-year-old boy twice in the shoulder with scissors in Georgetown at the British International School of Washington at 2001 Wisconsin Ave NW just before 1 p.m., police said. • D.C. police have arrested a 22-year-old who, police say, threatened taxicab drivers with a knife, demanding money and other valuables. On Wednesday, police arrested and charged Thomas Maynard Parker, of the District, with three counts of armed robbery (Knife). All three incidents occurred in the Sixth Police District.

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Daily News Clips - September 8, 2017

Summary

D.C. police on Thursday arrested a third suspect in the July 10 shooting of a 1-year-old boy who was struck by three bullets during a shootout at an apartment complex in Northeast Washington. • Police said a man kiled in Congress Heights last March had been targeted in earlier shootings. 28-year-old Andrew McPhatter was killed March 1 while sitting in the driver’s seat of a green Buick Regal.

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Posted September 08 2017 at 11:54 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 7, 2017

Summary

D.C. police have arrested a 22-year-old who, police say, threatened taxicab drivers with a knife, demanding money and other valuables. On Wednesday, police arrested and charged Thomas Maynard Parker, of the District, with three counts of armed robbery (Knife). All three incidents occurred in the Sixth Police District. • D.C. police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting in March of a 28-year-old man who was gunned down near his residence in Congress Heights.

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Posted September 07 2017 at 9:52 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 6, 2017

Summary

A girl stabbed a boy at a school in Washington, D.C., Tuesday afternoon, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The 12-year-old daughter of a diplomat stabbed the 13-year-old boy twice in the shoulder with scissors in Georgetown at the British International School of Washington at 2001 Wisconsin Ave NW just before 1 p.m., police said. • Another Metrobus driver has been assaulted after being spit in face by a passenger on his bus, Metro Transit Police say. This comes after a woman was seen on surveillance video throwing a cup filled with urine at a bus driver last month. The alleged assault happened on a U4 Metrobus at around 6:15 a.m. Monday in the 4200 block of Minnesota Avenue in Northeast D.C.

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Posted September 06 2017 at 10:36 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 5, 2017

Summary

A teen was fatally shot in a triple shooting Saturday night aimed at a D.C. home. D.C. police said they think that someone in the group was targeted, but they’re not sure who, or whether the intended target was among those injured. • Two men were found shot in Northeast D.C. near the D.C.-Maryland border Friday night. D.C. police say the shooting took place in the 5900 block of Eads Street at around 10:11 p.m. The victims were eventually found several blocks away in the 400 block of Eastern Avenue.

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Posted September 05 2017 at 9:50 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 1, 2017

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D.C. police arrested one student and discharged pepper spray inside a Northwest Washington high school cafeteria Wednesday after a large fight broke out, according to a police department spokesman. • Five children at a D.C. day care where a 23-month-old boy drowned in a backyard pool in June had been left unsupervised while the provider was running errands and the adult she left in charge was indoors, a city investigation has found.

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Posted September 01 2017 at 9:55 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 31, 2017

Summary

A 42-year-old man was fatally shot Wednesday night in Northwest Washington’s Columbia Heights neighborhood, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 9:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of Harvard Street NW, near 14th Street and two blocks south of the Columbia Heights Metro Station. • Two juveniles were injured after a shooting in Northeast D.C. on Wednesday afternoon, police say. D.C. police say they received a call about a shooting that occurred in the 3500 block of South Dakota Avenue at around 1:55 p.m. A male victim was found shot in the leg, but was conscious and breathing, according to officials. The second victim showed up at the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries suffering from a gunshot wound.

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Posted August 31 2017 at 11:57 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 30, 2017

Summary

Police said a woman met a man in a Washington, D.C., bar who allegedly kidnapped her before she escaped and hid outside a Prince George’s County, Maryland, home. Toby Madout-Parke, 29, of Lanham, Maryland, was arrested on Aug. 29 and charged with kidnapping in connection with an incident that began in Washington and ended in Maryland. • A total of 19 people, including 15 identified as Turkish security officials, were indicted Tuesday in Washington in connection with scuffles that broke out outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence here in May during the visit of the Turkish president, authorities said. All were charged by a D.C. Superior Court grand jury with conspiracy to commit a crime of violence, said the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia.

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Posted August 30 2017 at 9:58 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 29, 2017

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D.C. police are searching for two suspects involved in an incident where one of them fired a gun at a person on an escalator at the Columbia Heights Metro station. Police say two suspects were chasing the victim in the 1400 block of Irving Street at around 12:15 p.m. Friday. • Cassidy Karakorn, 38, an executive with the Human Rights Campaign, was killed in a traffic collision Saturday night in the District while operating a motor scooter. Police said her scooter collided in the 1100 block of Florida Avenue NE about 11:15 p.m with an auto that was making a U turn on the avenue.

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Posted August 29 2017 at 10:09 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 28, 2017

Summary

One man died and a second was in “very critical” condition after they were found last night in the Potomac River near Georgetown, authorities said. Witnesses reported seeing two men go into the water and not come to the surface, the D.C. Fire and EMS department said. • A District man on Friday admitted in court to kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman he saw as she walked in downtown Washington in May.

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Posted August 28 2017 at 10:26 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 25, 2017

Summary

A construction worker was shot in the head about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, during a robbery attempt in an alley behind his latest renovation project — a two-story rowhouse in the 1100 block of Oates Street NE. He died 90 minutes later at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. • A juvenile has been shot at a gas station in the District on Thursday, according to authorities. DC police said the boy was shot at a gas station in the 6300 block of Georgia Avenue, NW at about 4:45 p.m. Officials said the juvenile was conscious and breathing.

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Posted August 25 2017 at 11:26 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 24, 2017

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A man from suburban Baltimore was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in the Trinidad neighborhood of Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police. Balmore Mauricio Fuentes, 34, of Dundalk, Md., was shot in the head, police said. The shooting occurred about 1:45 p.m. in an alley behind a string of rowhouses in the 1100 block of Oates Street NE. • A community radio station based in Southeast D.C. is off the air after their headquarters was burglarized. “This could be a devastating blow to We Act’s mission of providing an independent progressive voice East of the River,” a GoFundMe page called Save We Act Radio says.

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Posted August 24 2017 at 9:48 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 23, 2017

Summary

A man was arrested after allegedly trying to run over a female victim in D.C., according to authorities. D.C. Police arrested Anthony Castanho, 28, of Frederick on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. • The Secret Service has given the all clear after an unattended package was found near the White House on Tuesday. The Secret Service said it was responding to the area near the North Fence along with DC police after the package was discovered.

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Posted August 23 2017 at 10:29 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 22, 2017

Summary

A motorcyclist died in Northwest Washington in a crash late Sunday, authorities said. The incident happened about 10:07 p.m. in the 2400 block of Fifth Street NW, near Howard University, D.C. police said. The rider was identified as Demitris Mitchell, 23, of Northwest DC. • A man has been charged with stabbing his girlfriend Saturday night in his Logan Circle apartment after the two had argued and struck each other, D.C. police said. Marvin Iraheta-Grande, 24, of Northwest, was charged with assault with intent to kill.

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Posted August 22 2017 at 11:57 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 21, 2017

Summary

A man was fatally stabbed Saturday night in the 800 block of Xenia Street SE, police said. The victim was identified as Anthony Graham, 40, of Southeast Washington. A second man was also stabbed in Saturday’s Xenia Street incident. He was critically injured in the incident, which occurred about 7:45 p.m. At least four other stabbings were reported in the District on Sunday. • An 8-year-old boy was shot and wounded Saturday night in Southeast Washington, authorities said. The police said the child was grazed and his injuries were described as not life-threatening.The shooting occurred about 8 p.m. in the 1400 block of 41st Street SE, according to the police.

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Posted August 21 2017 at 9:35 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 18, 2017

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A 2-year-old boy is recovering after his day care left him inside a hot van for more than two hours. The toddler attends New Creation Child Development Center on Alabama Avenue in SE. • D.C. police are investigating an anti-Semitic slur scribbled on the brick wall of a recreation area in Georgetown as a hate crime. It is unclear when the vandalism occurred, but a resident says he reported the incident to police on Tuesday.

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Posted August 18 2017 at 10:01 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 17, 2017

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A man pushed a woman to the ground and tried to sexually assault her late Wednesday morning on a street near Capital One Arena, D.C. police said. Officers arrested the man at the scene in the 600 block of F Street NW, around the corner from the Gallery Place Metro station and the arena, formerly known as Verizon Center. Police said the attack occurred about 11 a.m. • A D.C. man was acquitted Wednesday of all murder charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of a transgender woman at a bus stop in Northeast Washington in 2012. After a week-long trial, a D.C. Superior Court jury spent nearly two days deliberating before they declared Gary Montgomery, 60, not guilty in the slaying of 23-year-old JaParker Deoni Jones.

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Posted August 17 2017 at 10:53 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 16, 2017

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A Southeast D.C. family said a bullet flew through their toddler’s bedroom window while she was sleeping early Sunday morning at the Potomac Gardens Apartments in the 700 block of 13th Street. Her mother said she was inside her apartment with her two daughters when a bullet came flying through the girls’ bedroom window while her 3-year-old was asleep. • A Metrobus driver was hospitalized after the bus he was operating crashed in Southeast D.C. Tuesday night. A Metro spokesperson says a V2 bus was traveling in the area of Minnesota Avenue and 16th Street at around 9:30 p.m. when the driver heard gunfire. The driver was startled by the sound and ended up going off the road and hitting a pole.

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Posted August 16 2017 at 9:46 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 15, 2017

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A man was shot and critically wounded Monday afternoon in the Anacostia business district of Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 12:30 p.m. in the 1900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. • D.C. police are investigating following a deadly shooting that happened in northeast Washington overnight. Police say a man was approached by two suspects in the 4300 block of 2nd Street NE around 10 pm, and one of the suspects was armed with a handgun. When the suspects tried to rob the victim, he resisted and was shot by the armed suspect once in the torso.

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Posted August 15 2017 at 9:58 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 14, 2017

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D.C. police are investigating an armed carjacking that occurred during Monday morning’s rush hour in the Ivy City neighborhood. The incident occurred about 7:15 a.m. in the 2000 block of Fairview Avenue, a block from New York Avenue. • A man was shot in the hand Saturday morning in Franklin Square Park, drawing a large police response to the downtown expanse in Northwest Washington, according to law enforcement authorities. His condition was not immediately known. Police said no arrest has been made.

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Posted August 14 2017 at 10:08 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 11, 2017

Summary

A 17-year-old girl and a man were shot in Northeast D.C. Thursday afternoon, but police say they were not the intended targets. The shooting took place at around 3:30 p.m. at Saratoga Avenue and Montana Avenue. • Newly released video shows a woman running with a child in her arms as a shootout rages in Southeast D.C. DC police released the video on Thursday of the incident that happened in the 3600 block of 22nd Street, SE the evening of July 31 in hopes that releasing the video would help them identify the suspects. VIDEO

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Posted August 11 2017 at 9:49 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 10, 2017

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A grand jury has decided to not indict an officer in the case of Terrence Sterling, an unarmed-African American man who was fatally shot by DC police back in September. • A couple in the District has lost $1.5 million after hackers appear to have directed the money to an account they owned instead of the account of the title company the couple worked with during closing.

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Posted August 10 2017 at 10:01 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 9, 2017

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A 22-year-old man was shot in the back and killed early Wednesday in the Anacostia neighborhood of Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred at about 1 a.m. in the 1200 block of W Street SE, in front of a church just off Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. • A woman with an unusual neck tattoo was arrested Monday after police say she threw a knife at a man during an argument in Takoma Park. 23-year-old Oluwafunmi Gbolade faces attempt 2nd degree murder, 1st degree assault and malicious destruction of property charges after the incident.

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Posted August 09 2017 at 10:14 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 8, 2017

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Metro Transit Police on Monday announced the arrest of Jermaine Brown, for the weekend shooting on a Metro car with 20 passengers on board, which left a teenager with a wound to the abdomen. Brown, 18, of Seat Pleasant, Md., was taken into custody by Metro police at a Capitol Heights motel late Sunday. • A car crash in Southeast Washington led D.C. police to arrest two suspects — one of whom was linked to a robbery and a burglary, according to authorities. Police said the arrests were made after authorities responded to the crash about 11 a.m. on Aug. 3 at 14th and D streets SE.

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Posted August 08 2017 at 9:53 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 7, 2017

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Police are investigating after three people were shot in Southeast, D.C. The shooting happened around 2 a.m. Monday on the 3700 block of 1st Street. Two men and a woman were shot. All are expected to survive. • Police are looking for three people involved in a shooting on the Metro Sunday. Authorities say a teenager was shot as the Red Line train he was riding pulled into Takoma Station in northwest D.C. just before 3 p.m.

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Posted August 07 2017 at 10:01 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 4, 2017

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A suspect killed a man and injured three others in a shooting late Thursday evening. DC police said the suspect opened fire at an Exxon gas station in the 3400 block of 18th Street, NE at about 7:45 p.m. • Police say the driver of an SUV smashed their vehicle into an apartment building in Southeast, D.C. Thursday morning then fled the scene.

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Posted August 04 2017 at 10:19 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 3, 2017

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Two men were arrested in Northwest D.C. after a man was beaten unconscious with a tire iron early Wednesday morning, according to officials. • An employee at the Washington office of the Navajo Nation was arrested Friday after police said they found a loaded handgun in a suitcase she brought to a security entrance at the Cannon House Office Building.

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Posted August 03 2017 at 10:09 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 2, 2017

Summary

A second man has died from a shooting early Sunday near Sherman Circle in Northwest Washington, according to D.C. police. The first victim died at the scene. • Police are investigating a shooting in Northeast Washington Tuesday morning. Police say one man was injured in the incident, but he was not shot.

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Posted August 02 2017 at 10:22 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 1, 2017

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Police are searching for a vehicle they believe is connected to a shooting in Northeast, D.C. that left one man injured. The shooting happened around 4:30 a.m. on the 4400 block of Ponds Street. • A man from Florida wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat was arrested over the weekend after D.C. police said he beat three people near Dupont Circle during a heated argument over President Trump’s politics.

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Posted August 01 2017 at 10:08 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 31, 2017

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Ten people have been shot in less than 24 hours in D.C. over the weekend—including two men who died. D.C. police are actively investigating the incidents and no arrests have been made. • A man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon in Northeast Washington, D. C. police said. The shooting occurred about 3:30 p.m. in the 4400 block of Quarles Street NE and police are actively investigating the incident.

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Posted July 31 2017 at 9:47 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 28, 2017

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A man was shot in the head and killed Wednesday morning on the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail in Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police. • Police in the District are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who they believe was involved in a June robbery that turned fatal in Southeast Washington. Authorities released a video showing the man they are calling a “person of interest” in the case. VIDEO

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Posted July 28 2017 at 10:33 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 27, 2017

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A man was shot and killed late Wednesday night in Southeast D.C. The shooting was reported around 11:20 p.m. on the 2000 block of Fairlawn Avenue. D.C. police are actively investigating the incident. • A robbery was reported on Douglass Bridge near Nationals Park around 11:30 PM. Police currently have no suspects.

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Posted July 27 2017 at 10:13 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 26, 2017

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A man with a gun opened fire on an armed security guard Monday afternoon outside a shopping center in Northeast Washington, and was wounded when the guard returned fire, according to D.C. police. • Police found a man inside of a D.C. home who had been stabbed twice in the face Monday night. D.C. police are actively investigating the incident.

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Posted July 26 2017 at 10:48 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 25, 2017

Summary

A woman is dead after she was found shot in a home Saturday in D.C. The shooting happened at around 8:16 a.m. in the area of the 2200 block of Savannah Terrace SE, according to officials. • A man who was arrested in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend in Southeast Washington on Saturday had been released from prison last month after serving time for killing a man in 1999, according to court records.

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Posted July 25 2017 at 10:24 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 24, 2017

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A man was shot and killed on H Street in southeast D.C. Friday evening. D.C. police are actively investigating the incident and are offering a $25,000 reward to anyone with relevant information about the shooting. • A woman inside a nail salon near the Cannon House Office Building was stabbed with a fork Friday afternoon, and D.C. police arrested a suspect moments later near a Metro station, according to authorities.

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Posted July 24 2017 at 10:05 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 21, 2017

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D.C. police are searching for one man who covered his head with a scarf and used a gun to rob three businesses last month in Northeast and Northwest Washington, according to authorities. • A man was shot and killed late Thursday night in Northeast Washington. Officers found the unidentified man shot multiple times in the 1000 block of 17th Street, NE. DC police are actively investigating the incident.

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Posted July 21 2017 at 10:18 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 20, 2017

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A 39-year-old D.C. woman was ordered to be held in D.C. jail Wednesday on charges she hired someone to kill her estranged husband, a plan that was never carried out. • A 1-year-old boy who was shot and wounded last week in a Northeast Washington alley was struck during a shootout between three men who were arguing over a craps game, according to court documents made public Wednesday.

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Posted July 20 2017 at 9:55 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 19, 2017

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DC police made an arrest in the shooting of a 1-year-old and are continuing to investigate other suspects. • Police have released surveillance video of a person of interest involved in a shooting that wounded a 10-year-old boy in Southeast D.C. • Police say eleven people were shot with paintballs in random drive-by attacks at several locations in Southeast D.C. Police are actively investigating the incident.

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Posted July 19 2017 at 9:51 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 18, 2017

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A U.S. Capitol Police officer and a suspect were injured after a vehicle crashed into a patrol cruiser near the Library of Congress on Monday. The officer and the suspect were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. • Police are looking for two people for an armed carjacking in Northeast D.C. • Two people were hurt and eight were displaced after a fire in Northwest D.C.

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Posted July 18 2017 at 10:15 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 10, 2017

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A man was shot just before midnight Sunday night in the 900 block of D Street in the Northeast. • Just after 1 a.m., a man was stabbed in the 1500 block of Good Hope Road in the Southeast. Both victims have non-life threatening injuries. DC Police have no suspects or motives in either case. • Police are asking for help in finding a missing 13-year-old girl last seen in Northwest D.C. Cindy Guadalupe Hernandez was last seen in the 3300 block of Sherman Avenue on Thursday.

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Posted July 17 2017 at 9:59 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 14, 2017

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A 16-year-old has been arrested in the killing last week of a man who had years earlier escaped the District’s violent streets through a work program and had become a construction engineer, D.C. police said on Thursday • Authorities have released video of a shooting in which a 1-year-old boy was struck by a stray bullet in Northeast D.C. on Monday.

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Posted July 14 2017 at 10:03 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 13, 2017

Summary

A woman was reportedly attacked by a group of juveniles in the Barracks Row area in Southeast D.C. The incident took place near 7th and G streets Wednesday night. • A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder after a double-shooting left a man dead and a juvenile male seriously injured on July 5 in Northeast Washington.

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Posted July 13 2017 at 10:10 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 12, 2017

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According to police, a shot was fired from another vehicle at a police car in the 2200 block of Savannah Street SE about 2 a.m. Monday. • D.C. police continued Tuesday to investigate a shooting in a Northeast Washington alley that wounded a 1-year-old but announced no arrests or new leads.

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Posted July 12 2017 at 10:15 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 11, 2017

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Police say a 1-year-old boy has been shot in Northeast D.C. Monday night. Police are talking to witnesses in the area to try to identify suspects in the shooting. • Dalane Scales was standing on a well-lit sidewalk near his parked car in Southeast Washington early Saturday when an intoxicated driver rammed her vehicle onto the curb and fatally struck the 47-year-old man, according to charging documents. • D.C. police are actively looking for the driver who struck a transgender woman and drove away in Northeast last week.

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Posted July 11 2017 at 10:13 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 10, 2017

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One man was killed and another wounded in a shooting in Georgetown early Saturday, according to D.C. police. No arrests were made in connection with the shooting, and police did not comment on a possible motive. • Officials say arson is to blame for a house fire in southeast D.C. early Sunday morning. The fire broke out around 2 a.m. in the 3900 block of Wheeler Road. No arrests have been made and officials are actively investigating the incident.

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Posted July 10 2017 at 10:09 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 7, 2017

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DC Police are looking for the man who sexually abused a woman at a Northwest Washington construction site early Sunday morning. DC Police are actively investigating the incident. • A man who was shot and wounded by a D.C. police officer Wednesday night in the Park View neighborhood of Northwest Washington raised a handgun toward the officer who fired, authorities said in a statement.

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Posted July 07 2017 at 9:40 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - July 6, 2017

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A man was fatally shot and another person was injured Wednesday night in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Northeast Washington. DC Police are actively investigating the crimes. • A man was shot and killed on Galveston Street in Southwest Washington at around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities are actively investigating the incident.

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Posted July 06 2017 at 10:57 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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