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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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Crime Updates

NBC Washington: Man fatally shot in Columbia Heights “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.”

Fox5DC: 2 juveniles shot on South Dakota Avenue in Northeast DC “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.”

NBC Washington: Police continue to search for perpetrator in chilling video of shooting at top of Metro escalator “Five days after a man fired a gunshot down an escalator at a bustling Northwest Washington Metro station in broad daylight, police continue to search for a suspect, and little information has been made public on the circumstances of the shooting.”

NBC Washington: Woman Tells Why She Threw Cup of Urine on DC Bus Driver “A woman who threw a cup of her own urine at a D.C. bus driver on Saturday turned herself in to police on Wednesday and told News4 the driver had been rude to her. “I was provoked. I hate Metro,” Opal L. Brown told News4’s Adam Tuss in a phone interview Wednesday morning. Brown, 38, of Southeast D.C., was arrested Wednesday morning, Metro Transit Police announced Wednesday afternoon.”

Public Safety Updates

NBC Washington: DC Restaurants Fundraising for Hurricane Harvey Victims “Restaurants across Washington, D.C. will donate a portion of their proceeds to organizations that help victims of Hurricane Harvey and the devastating flooding that has followed.”

Washington Post: Trump voting panel apologizes after judge calls failure to disclose information ‘incredible’ “A federal judge on Wednesday tore into President Trump’s voter commission for reneging on a promise to fully disclose public documents before a July 19 meeting, ordering the government to meet new transparency requirements and eliciting an apology from administration lawyers.”

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

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