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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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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man shot Sunday in Northwest has died, as death toll hits 4 in weekend violence “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. The death brings to four the number of people killed over a violent weekend. Police have not made any arrests in the cases.”

Fox5DC: Police Investigate Shooting in NE DC “Police are investigating a shooting in Northeast Washington Tuesday morning. Police say one man was injured in the incident, but he was not shot.”

Public Safety Update

Fox5DC: Police search for missing man with special needs last seen during trip to Smithsonian “Police are searching for a 34-year-old Silver Spring man with special needs who went missing while visiting the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Samly Keosiphanseang became separated from his chaperone while visiting the museum around 1:30 p.m. Monday.”

NBC Washington: DC National Night Out Offers Hope for Safer Communities “Metropolitan Police Department officers were out in seven districts Tuesday night, hoping to build bridges with the people they protect and serve as part of National Night Out. The city just saw nearly a dozen shootings in two days, but the goal of the night was to improve police-community relations and crime prevention.”

NBC Washington: Black Officers Worry Trump’s Comments Undermine Community Ties “The Trump administration’s tough talk on crime and treatment of suspects is concerning black police officers. After recent years of high-profile shootings of blacks by police, officers fear efforts to improve the relationship between police and minorities could be derailed.”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: 26 New Eco-Friendly Buses Entering Service in DC “More than two dozen new, eco-friendly buses are entering service in Washington. District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser will introduce the new DC Circulator buses on Tuesday. The city says in a statement that the buses are the first wave of DC Circulator buses that will use clean diesel technology to reduce emissions and improve reliability.”

Washington Post: U.S. judge denies Common Cause effort to block Trump voter commission “A federal judge on Tuesday declined to temporarily bar President Trump’s voting commission from collectingvoter data from states and the District, saying a federal appeals court likely will be deciding the legality of the request.”

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

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