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Daily News Clips - January 18, 2017


Two men were shot to death yesterday in separate incidents. • Ronnell Tye Reaves, 22, was shot a couple of blocks south of the H Street NE corridor. Another man was severely injured in the shooting, and police are searching for a thin man last seen wearing all black clothing. • An unidentified man was killed about 12 hours later in a shooting near the Deanwood neighborhood. DC Police described a man wearing blue clothing and a coofie hat as a suspect.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Two men fatally shot in separate incidents in Northeast D.C. “Two men were shot to death in the District in separate incidents Tuesday, bringing the city’s homicide toll to three in the past two days. The second of Tuesday’s killings occurred about 6 p.m. in the 4400 block of Hayes Street NE, according to Officer Hugh Carew, a police spokesman. A resident said he heard six shots. A relative told him that he saw the victim lying on the ground.”

Washington Post: Suspect in Logan Circle groping has 20 past sexual assault convictions “A man arrested and charged with groping three women last week in different areas of Northwest Washington has been convicted of similar sexual offenses at least 20 times since the early 1990s, according to D.C. police and court records.”

Washington Post: D.C. police chief and Vivian Marrow’s son urge killer to surrender “One after the other, the District’s interim police chief and the grieving son urged a killer to surrender. On Monday, gunfire claimed the life of Vivian Marrow, a 68-year-old mother of three, grandmother of 11 and beloved community member who had for all intents raised one generation of neighborhood children and was working on the next.”

A woman died after she fell three stories from balcony of Columbia Heights building

Student responding to an online job receives private patient information from social worker

Man is seriously burned after he tried to start a fire outside of the Trump Hotel in downtown DC

Police Update

NBC Washington: DC Police Prepared for Mass Arrests on Inauguration Day “D.C. Interim Police Chief Peter Newsham said Tuesday that he is prepared for mass arrests on Inauguration Day, if necessary.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: Appeals court upholds Park Service rules on location of inaugural parade protests “A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld regulations that allow the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump to set aside seating for supporters and to determine the location of demonstrations along the inaugural parade route Friday.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: Is D.C. city hall big enough for both of them? If one wanted to locate D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser in recent days, or to know what might be occupying her thoughts, a good place to start was with the city’s former mayor, Vincent C. Gray. Back from political exile, Gray spent last week as a new D.C. Council member and counterweight to his nemesis, Bowser.

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

Posted January 18 2017 at 9:29 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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