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Daily News Clips - February 28, 2017


A 16-year-old student was arrested Wednesday for bringing a loaded gun into Woodrow Wilson High School in Tenleytown yesterday. • Jesus Mumbles Burley, 22, and Jesus Marcie Burley, 19, were arrested and charged in connection with a shooting in Congress Heights on Thursday, when three separate shootings took place within a one hour span. • A video was released of two masked men wanted for armed robbery, and authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the suspects.

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Crime Updates

WJLA: 16-year-old arrested for bringing loaded gun to Woodrow Wilson High School in DC “D.C. police confirm that a 16-year-old was arrested Monday morning for bringing a loaded gun to Wilson High School in Tenleytown. The gun did not make it past security, police say.”

WJLA: 2 men arrested, charged with 1 of 3 shootings on same DC street Thursday night ” Two men have been arrested and charged in a shooting Thursday night in Southeast. D.C. police say four men were shot in three separate shootings between the 3300 and 4000 blocks of Wheeler Road, SE that night.”

Washington Post: Shooting in SW Washington, within blocks of ballpark “A man was shot around noon Saturday near South Capitol and N streets SW, police said. They said he was taken to a hospital in stable condition after the attack. He was hit in the body, at least twice, according to police.”

WJLA: VIDEO: 2 masked armed robbers steal cash from lottery store in Northeast D.C. “Police are searching for two masked armed robbers that stole money from a lottery store on Feb. 17 in Northeast Washington.”

Washington Post: Two men arrested in fatal shooting of D.C. rapper Swipey “The shooting of a popular D.C. rapper known as Swipey occurred during an attempted robbery at a family party he was attending in August, according to details released Monday as Prince George’s County police announced arrests in the case.”

Police Update

Washington Post: D.C. police review panel questions use of crowd-control devices during inauguration demonstrations “D.C. police officers responding to violent protests at last month’s presidential inauguration may have been overzealous in using crowd-control devices such as pepper spray and “sting grenades” to disperse large groups of people, according to a report issued Monday by a civilian oversight agency.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: Eleanor Holmes Norton to introduce statehood bill, lacks GOP support “The District’s Democratic cheerleaders will make a pitch for statehood Wednesday on Capitol Hill and formally deliver the city’s petition to become the 51st state to Congress — a goal that seems far out of reach in the GOP-controlled body.”

If you know anyone who has information regarding suspects, please call DC police.

Posted February 28 2017 at 12:26 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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