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Daily News Clips - August 7, 2017

Summary

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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Fox5DC: 3 shot overnight in Southeast DC “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.”

Fox5DC: Police search for 3 suspects after teen shot at Takoma Metro Station “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.”

Fox5DC: Northeast DC shooting caught on camera as gunmen kill one, injure 3 others “Dramatic video released by DC police shows two gunmen opening fire at a gas station in Northeast, killing one man and injuring three others Thursday evening. The shooting started at about 7:40 p.m. at the Exxon gas station in the 3400 block of 18th Street, NE, according to officials.”

Washington Post: Maryland man charged with negligent homicide after a fiery crash kills 1 “A 39-year-old Maryland man has been charged with negligent homicide in connection with a fatal car crash left one person dead in a fiery blaze Saturday.”

Fox5DC: DC woman says attackers stole toy poodle, beat her up while she was walking dogs “A southeast DC woman says she was attacked while walking a dog that belonged to her neighbor. Edwina Loftlin tells FOX 5 the two women who attacked her Thursday morning stole her neighbor’s toy poodle, Diva, after beating her up on the sidewalk.”

Fox5DC: Video shows man taking photos up women’s skirts in Columbia Heights Metro station “Metro Transit Police say they’re looking for a man who is a person of interest for a report of sexual abuse and upskirting reported at the Columbia Heights Metro station earlier this week. They believe a number of the victims were unaware they were even targeted.”

Washington Post: D.C. police identify man fatally shot at gas station in Brookland “D.C. police have identified a man who was fatally shot Thursday night when a gunman opened fire on a group at a gas station parking lot in the Brookland neighborhood of Northeast Washington. Jarvis Belle, 29, died at a hospital shortly after the shooting, which occurred about 7:40 p.m. at an Exxon station in the 3400 block of 18th Street NE.”

Public Safety Updates

Washington Post: Two DC police officers rescue man trapped in burning house “D.C. police officers Alex Cepeda and Eldred Boria could hear a man screaming for help from inside Northeast Washington home, but they had a problem: How to rush into a burning building with no protective gear? Luckily, the front door was open of the brick house, but a wall of nearly impenetrable smoke kept them on the front steps calling back to the voice trapped inside.”

Washington Post: In traffic-choked Adams Morgan, a proposal to get rid of cars “Spurred by a recent hit-and-run that injured two police officers and a D.C. Transportation Department officer, an Adams Morgan community leader is offering a remedy: turn a portion of 18th Street NW, the often traffic-choked thoroughfare where the incident occurred, into a car-free zone.”

Fox5DC: Rookie DC firefighter still critical after being hit by ladder truck “A rookie D.C. firefighter remains in critical condition following a tragic accident at the scene of a house fire earlier this week. Dane Smothers, Jr. is still hospitalized at Washington Medstar Hospital.”

Washington Post: Controversial police T-shirt leads to dismissal in D.C. gun case “A D.C. judge dismissed a gun possession case amid questions over whether the arresting officers wore or had any role in the creation of a controversial T-shirt printed with the name of their police unit, an image of the Grim Reaper and a symbol that an advocacy group says is racist.”

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

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