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Daily News Clips - January 25, 2017


A man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in the Carver / Langston neighborhood. The victim was shot behind a laundromat, and no suspect information is available at this time. • A man was shot behind a liquor store near Nationals Park Tuesday morning. The victim’s injuries are non-life threatening, and according to police, the incident was the result of an isolated dispute. • An injured man was found at Union Station by authorities Tuesday morning. DC Police believe that he may have been hurt somewhere else, and it is unclear whether the victim was shot or stabbed.

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Washington Post: Man fatally shot on Benning Road in Northeast Washington “A man who was shot behind a laundromat on Benning Road in Northeast Washington on Tuesday afternoon has died of his injuries, D.C. police said. The victim’s name was not immediately released.”

Washington Post: Man shot near Nationals Park “A man was shot behind a liquor store across from Nationals Park on Tuesday morning and then ran toward where people were gathered for a job fair at the stadium, D.C. police said. Authorities said that the shooting was not connected to the job fair to fill concession-stand positions but that the event was canceled as a result of the incident. The Nationals have rescheduled the job fair for Jan. 31.”

NBC Washington: Injured Man Found at Union Station “Authorities say an injured man was found at Union Station, but he may have been hurt somewhere else. Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman Karimah Bilal said by telephone that police were called to Union Station around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a shooting, but she says it’s not clear whether the victim was shot or stabbed.”

WJLA: Man seriously injured in shooting in Northeast D.C. “A man was seriously injured in a shooting early Tuesday morning in Northeast Washington, according to Metropolitan Police. The man was taken to an area hospital with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening.”

WJLA: Teen arrests for robberies rising in DC “There is an alarming number of teenagers and even pre-teens being arrested for robbery in the District. Since October, D.C. police say officers have charged 69 juveniles with the crime – with three of them as young as 12 years old.”

DC Police are searching for a man wanted for armed robbery at gunpoint on two consecutive days

Owner of limo that was torched during Inauguration says insurance is unlikely to pay for cost of vehicle

Tynia Darden, 18, was described as critically missing by DC Police

Palace Sonogod, 14, is missing and DC Police are asking for public’s assistance in locating her

Deveanna Bedney-Howard, 15, is missing DC Police are seeking public’s help in finding her

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: A new idea to keep D.C. officers from retiring: Double their salaries “Gray’s legislation, filed Tuesday, would offer officers eligible for retirement a powerful incentive to stay for an additional five years by doubling their salary in the fifth year. The $63.8 million package also could enable the city to offer more pay for the rest of the police force during contract talks, he said.”

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

Posted January 25 2017 at 9:07 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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