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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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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Construction worker shot in head as he renovated homes in D.C. neighborhood “Fuentes was shot in the head about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, during what police said they are investigating as 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.”

Fox5DC: Juvenile shot at DC gas station, police say “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.”

Fox5DC: DC couple robbed at knifepoint on 14th Street while pushing baby in stroller “A DC couple pushing their 6-week-old baby in a stroller was robbed at knifepoint in the middle of the day on a busy corridor of 14th Street, according to police. The frightening ordeal happened on Saturday at noon in the 1400 block of Corcoran Street, right off 14th Street.”

Public Safety Updates

Fox5DC: DC construction worker dead after eight-story fall “D.C. fire officials say a construction worker was killed after falling eight stories to the ground on Thursday. The accident happened at a construction site on N Street NE. Emergency crews were called around 2:10 p.m.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. attorney general wants federal judges to look at city’s strict gun rules again “The District’s top lawyer on Thursday asked a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to the city’s strict limits on carrying concealed firearms.”

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

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