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Daily News Clips - July 26, 2017

Summary

A man with a gun opened fire on an armed security guard Monday afternoon outside a shopping center in Northeast Washington, and was wounded when the guard returned fire, according to D.C. police. • Police found a man inside of a D.C. home who had been stabbed twice in the face Monday night. D.C. police are actively investigating the incident.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Security guard shoots man during gun battle outside shopping center in Northeast “A man with a gun opened fire on an armed security guard Monday afternoon outside a shopping center in Northeast Washington, and was wounded when the guard returned fire, according to D.C. police.”

WUSA: Man found inside DC home stabbed twice in the face “Police found a man inside of a D.C. home who had been stabbed twice in the face Monday night. The stabbing happened around 11:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of Pennsylvania Ave. in Southeast, D.C.”

Fox5DC: Person wounded in Secret Service-involved shooting “A person has been wounded in a shooting in Northwest D.C. that involves the Secret Service, authorities said. According to D.C. Fire and EMS, the Secret Service requested for an ambulance to respond to the 1100 block of L Street at around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday for a person shot in the thigh.”

Fox5DC: 2nd arrest made in shooting of 1-year-old; police continue search for person of interest “Police have made a second arrest in the shooting of a 1-year-old boy who was injured after gunfire erupted earlier this month in a Northeast D.C. neighborhood.”

Washington Post: D.C. man convicted of murder in 2014 killings of his two roommates “A District man was convicted Tuesday of killing two of his roommates, burying one victim’s body in the back yard of the home they had shared and hiding the other’s in the attic.”

NBC Washington: Police: Burglar Caught on Video Stealing Items from SE DC Home “A man was spotted on surveillance cameras at a southeast Washington, D.C., home, and police are hoping someone can help identify him. The video, taken during the afternoon of July 17, showed the man opening a door leading from a deck into the home in the 400 block of Woodcrest Drive, Southeast. Once inside, police said the man stole electronics, jewelry and other personal items.”

Public Safety Update

Fox5DC: Coast Guard: Paddlers can use Potomac near Trump golf course “Kayakers, paddleboarders and other active groups can continue to use the Potomac River near a Virginia golf course owned by President Donald Trump, the commandant of the Coast Guard said Tuesday.”

NBC Washington: Two Missing Burundian Robotics Team Teens Found in Canada “Two members of the Burundi robotics team that went missing during an international competition in Washington, D.C., have been found safe in Canada, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.”

Mayor and City Council

Fox5DC: Appeals court blocks strict DC concealed carry permit law “A federal appeals court on Tuesday blocked a District of Columbia law that makes it difficult for gun owners to get concealed carry permits by requiring them to show that they have a good reason to carry a weapon.”

Washington Post: D.C. looks to students for ways to address chronic absenteeism “And so on Tuesday, after being greeted by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) and D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson, the students from six public and public charter schools met with school administrators, counselors and truant officers for the second annual “Every Day Counts! Attendance Design Challenge,” a day-long workshop arranged by school leaders to solicit and develop ideas from students to tackle chronic absenteeism in the city’s schools.”

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Posted July 26 2017 at 10:48 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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