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Daily News Clips - July 13, 2017

Summary

A woman was reportedly attacked by a group of juveniles in the Barracks Row area in Southeast D.C. The incident took place near 7th and G streets Wednesday night. • A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder after a double-shooting left a man dead and a juvenile male seriously injured on July 5 in Northeast Washington.

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Crime Updates

Fox5DC: Woman attacked by group of juveniles in Southeast DC “A woman was reportedly attacked by a group of juveniles in the Barracks Row area in Southeast D.C. The incident took place near 7th and G streets Wednesday night. According to a victim, she was walking down the street in her workout clothes when a group of about 15 people randomly attacked her.”

WJLA: Teen charged with murder in double-shooting that left 1 dead in Northeast D.C. “A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder after a double-shooting left a man dead and a juvenile male seriously injured on July 5 in Northeast Washington.”

NBC Washington: Man Arrested in Hit-and-Run That Injured Transgender Woman in Northeast DC “D.C. police say they’ve arrested a man who is accused of purposely running down a transgender woman and driving away in Northeast last week.”

NBC Washington: ‘Thank God’: Mother Grateful Her 1-Year-Old Survived Getting Shot in DC “The mom of a 1-year-old boy who was shot after getting caught in the crossfire of a brazen shooting in Northeast D.C. says she’s amazed and grateful he has survived and he’s already making great strides in his recovery.”

Public Safety Update

Fox5DC: Questions raised after DC employs registered sex offender “A registered sex offender with access to sensitive information involving kids was hired by the District’s Department of General Services. Now, there are questions as to why he was not properly vetted before he was hired by the city.”

NBC Washington: ‘It’s a Mess’: New York Avenue to Get Safety Overhaul “The D.C. transportation department is looking at ways to make New York Avenue safer for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers.”

WJLA: Con artists targeting drivers with dented vehicles in Georgetown “MPD says the criminals were last seen this week in a Dodge Charger with D.C. tags in Georgetown along M Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Ray has been repairing dents for more than a decade and has witnessed fake dent repairers in action.”

Mayor and City Council

Fox5DC: DC bill proposed to provide baby boxes for all newborns “Now, new legislation has been proposed in the District that would make sure every new parent in the city would have access to a free baby box in an effort to reduce D.C.’s infant mortality rate.”

Washington Post: Trump voting panel tells states to hold off sending data while court weighs privacy impact “President Trump’s voting commission on Monday asked states and the District to hold off submitting the sweeping voter data the panel had requested until a federal judge in Washington decides whether the White House has done enough to protect Americans’ privacy.”

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Posted July 13 2017 at 10:10 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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