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Daily News Clips - August 1, 2017

Summary

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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Crime Updates

Fox5DC: Police search for vehicle connected to shooting in Northeast “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. Police say the victim is believed to have suffered non-life-threatening injuries.”

Washington Post: Florida man wearing Trump hat arrested in fight over politics near Dupont Circle “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.”

Washington Post: D.C. police investigating spate of shootings, stabbings that left three dead “D.C. police are investigating a spate of weekend shootings and two stabbings across the District that left three people dead, including a teenager, and several others wounded.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: U.S. judge set to hear new challenge to Trump voter commission Tuesday “A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday over whether a Watergate-era law prohibiting the government from collecting data on how Americans exercise their First Amendment rights bars President Trump’s Election Integrity Commission from American’s voting records.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. adds officers dedicated to improving city’s resilience “Kevin Bush, who was appointed to the position by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D), is charged with developing strategies to address long-term stresses the city faces — including economic inequality and lack of affordable housing — and identifying ways to lessen the impact of one-time events including terrorist attacks and natural disasters. The two-year position is funded as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s international 100 Resilient Cities initiative.”

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

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