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Daily News Clips - February 7, 2017

Summary

Derronn Stover, 17, was shot and killed Sunday night in the Benning neighborhood. No suspect information is available at this time, and authorities are actively investigating the incident. • After Ronnell Tye Reaves, 22, was killed in a shooting last month, Matthew Moore, 32, was arrested and charged in connection with the homicide.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Maryland man arrested in connection with fatal D.C. shooting “A Maryland man was arrested Monday in connection with a fatal shooting in the District last month, authorities said. At around 6:40 a.m. on Jan. 17, officers responded to the 600 block of 14th Place Northeast for the report of a shooting and found two men in a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds, D.C. police said in a statement.”

Washington Post: Teenage boy fatally shot in Northeast Washington “A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed Sunday night in Northeast Washington, police said. At about 9:35 p.m., officers responded to the unit block of Berns Street NE near East Capitol Street for a report of gunshots, D.C. police said in a statement. They found Derronn Stover of Southeast suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the statement said.”

WJLA: WMATA releases annual security report, thefts are down assaults are up “It’s been a priority for Metro’s leadership over the past year, the safety and security off Metro. It’s been a priority for Metro’s leadership over the past year, the safety and security off Metro.”

Fox5DC: DC police release video of suspects setting limo on fire on Inauguration Day “D.C. police have released video of two suspects seen setting a fire to a limousine and damaging another vehicle in downtown Washington on Inauguration Day. The video shows one of the suspects throwing a lit flare through a broken window of the vehicle while the another suspect threw an object at a parked SUV behind the limo.”

Elijah Jeremiah Smith, a 19-year-old charged with punching a 69-year-old man in Metro system in 2015, was arrested multiple times in January

Public Safety Update

NBC Washington: Metro to Replace Least-Reliable Series of Rail Cars “Metro announced Monday the system’s least-reliable rail cars will go into retirement starting next week. Metro General Manager and CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld announced in a statement the 4000 series will be retired. The 4000-series rail cars travel an average of 27,259 miles between delays compared to the top performing cars, the 6000 series, which travel more than 103,000 miles between delays, four times the reliability as the 4000 series.”

WJLA: Firefighters work to put out blaze in large Northwest D.C. apartment building “A fire is under control after firefighters worked to put out a blaze inside a large apartment building in Northwest, D.C. Fire and EMS report. A fire is under control after firefighters worked to put out a blaze inside a large apartment building in Northwest, D.C. Fire and EMS report.”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: DC Council Considers Hiring More Police Officers “The D.C. Council will look at ways to combat a shortage of city police officers after they said new recruits are not keeping up with the pace of retirements. About 200 protesters demonstrated, saying more officers are not the answer. However, D.C. Council member Vince Gray said they are needed.”

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

Posted February 07 2017 at 10:00 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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