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Daily News Clips - December 8, 2017

Summary

D.C. police are investigating and searching for a suspect after two people were shot in southeast Washington on Thursday morning. Few details were immediately available, but police said a man and a woman were shot along 6th St. SE across from Charles Hart Middle School. Both victims were conscious and breathing following the shooting. • A man who was found mortally wounded Wednesday night in Southwest Washington’s Bellevue neighborhood had been stabbed, D.C. police said after an autopsy was completed and his death ruled a homicide. The victim was identified as Ricky Williams, 41, of Southeast. No arrests have been made, and police did not comment on a possible motive.

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Fox5DC: Search for suspect after two shot in SE DC, police say “D.C. police are investigating and searching for a suspect after two people were shot in southeast Washington on Thursday morning. Few details were immediately available, but police said a man and a woman were shot along 6th St. SE across from Charles Hart Middle School. Both victims were conscious and breathing following the shooting.”

Washington Post: Man found mortally wounded in Southwest Washington had been stabbed “A man who was found mortally wounded Wednesday night in Southwest Washington’s Bellevue neighborhood had been stabbed, D.C. police said after an autopsy was completed and his death ruled a homicide. The victim was identified as Ricky Williams, 41, of Southeast. No arrests have been made, and police did not comment on a possible motive.”

NBC Washington: Man Indicted in Death of Artist Who Was Found Tortured in DC “A man has been indicted in the death of a North Carolina artist who was found bound and stabbed to death inside a row house in northeast Washington earlier this year. El Hadji Toure, 28, formerly of Laurel, Maryland, is facing multiple charges in the death of Corrina Mehiel, including first-degree murder while armed and first-degree sexual abuse while armed.”

Washington Post: Police arrest two suspects in fatal October shooting of man in Northeast Washington “D.C. police have arrested two suspects in the Oct. 10 shooting death of a 27-year-old man in the Burrville neighborhood of Northeast Washington. Tyrone Harris, 29, and Markale Moore, 28, both of Northeast, were each charged with first-degree murder while armed. Harris was arrested Wednesday, Moore on Thursday.”

Washington Post: D.C. man found guilty in 2014 fatal barbershop shooting “A District man was found guilty Thursday of walking into a Southeast Washington barbershop in the middle of the day three years ago and fatally shooting a man as he sat in a barber chair. During the three-week trial, prosecutors argued that just after 11 a.m. on Oct. 10, 2014, Antwon Green, 29, ran into the Kutt-N-Up in the 1400 block of Good Hope Road, pointed a pistol and fired several times at Breond Keys as Keys sat in the chair wearing a barber smock. The shooting sent customers and employees running. Keys, 38, fell to the floor and died of his wounds.”

Public Safety Updates

Fox5DC: Winter Weather Advisory issued for D.C. area, first snow expected Friday night, Saturday “Snowfall is now expected to encompass the I-95 corridor during the overnight hours. Last winter, the first inch of snow did not threaten Washington, D.C. until January 30. But with the increasing likelihood of more than an inch of snow in Washington tomorrow, the National Weather Service issued its first Winter Weather Advisory of the year, which will go into effect at midnight tonight and remain in place until 4 p.m. on Saturday.”

NBC Washington: Volunteer Opportunities: Spread Holiday Cheer by Giving “Don’t be a “Grinch” this holiday season. Instead, spread some holiday cheer by volunteering with a local organization. Donate funds and food to a worthwhile cause or get your hands dirty and help facilitate a charity event. Below are some opportunities to help your neighbors in need.”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: Here’s What Local Politicians are Doing About Net Neutrality “The internet could be a very different place by January if the Federal Communications Commission votes to rescind Obama-era net neutrality rules on Dec. 14. Under FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal, internet service providers like AT&T and Comcast could charge websites to reach users at faster speeds, and slow down service for companies that cannot afford it.”

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Posted December 08 2017 at 10:09 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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