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Daily News Clips - February 14, 2017


Kenny Bell, 30, was shot and killed near the Washington Highland Recreation Center. No suspect information is available at this time, and DC Police are actively investigating the incident. • Alan Maybin, 33, was arrested on a warrant this past weekend in connection with a shooting that occurred at New York Avenue and North Capitol Street NW in June. The suspect was the second person arrested in the case.

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WJLA: Man shot to death over the weekend in Southeast D.C., police say “A 30-year-old man was shot and killed over the weekend in Southeast Washington, according to Metropolitan Police. On Sunday, police found Kenny Bell, 30, with multiple gunshot wounds in the 3800 block of 8th Street. Bell died at the scene of the shooting.”

Washington Post: Second suspect arrested in shooting that injured four last year “A second suspect has been arrested in a daylight shooting last year at a busy District intersection that left four people wounded and prompted a public outcry. The shooting occurred about 4:30 p.m. June 8 at New York Avenue and North Capitol Street NW. It was in front of Big Ben Liquors on a corner that is passed daily by thousands of commuters.”

Washington Post: Suspect who was arrested in multiple-victim shooting outside D.C. liquor store sought revenge, police say “A man charged with shooting four people in D.C. last year during rush hour at a busy intersection had targeted a man he believed had fatally stabbed an acquaintance, according to newly filed court documents.”

Washington Post: Bank robbed, witnesses hold man for police “A man who claimed to have a bomb robbed a bank in the heart of downtown Washington on Monday, but witnesses followed him from the bank, and stopped him nearby, police said.”

Washington Post: Protester arrested outside D.C. school is Afghan refugee “The man arrested at Friday’s protest of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s visit to a middle school has been identified as a 32-year-old who lives in Northwest Washington and faces charges of assault on a police officer and failure to obey a lawful order.”

Public Safety Update

WUSA9: DC parents concerned over dangerous road “Parents at a D.C. daycare are speaking out against a dangerous road they say is a tragedy waiting to happen. Two parents whose children attend Freedie’s Beloved Childcare Center on Alabama Avenue in Hillcrest SE are concerned. They say getting their kids to the daycare “is a bit like frogger,””

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: House Moving to Block DC ‘Death With Dignity’ Law “A House committee is taking up an unusual resolution that would invalidate a D.C. law. The House Oversight Committee will vote Monday on whether to send a resolution to the House floor blocking the District’s “Death with Dignity’’ law.”

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Posted February 14 2017 at 9:48 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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