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Daily News Clips - July 28, 2017

Summary

A man was shot in the head and killed Wednesday morning on the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail in Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police. • Police in the District are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who they believe was involved in a June robbery that turned fatal in Southeast Washington. Authorities released a video showing the man they are calling a “person of interest” in the case. VIDEO

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man fatally shot on Anacostia Riverwalk Trail in Northeast Washington “A man was shot in the head and killed Wednesday morning on the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail in Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police.”

Washington Post: D.C. police put out video of ‘person of interest’ in connection with June murder “Police in the District are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who they believe was involved in a June robbery that turned fatal in Southeast Washington. Authorities released a video showing the man they are calling a “person of interest” in the case.”

Washington Post: U.S. jury convicts two Los Zetas hit men in 2011 murder of ICE agent in Mexico “A U.S. jury on Thursday convicted two accused Los Zetas drug cartel hit men of killing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Special Agent Jaime Zapata and wounding another ICE agent in a February 2011 roadside shooting in Mexico.”

NBC Washington: Wife, Boyfriend Sentenced to 30 Years for Husband’s Murder “Larlane Pannell-Brown and Hussain Ali Zaheh were sentenced Wednesday in the death of Cecil Brown, the husband of Pannell-Brown. The couple was convicted of second-degree murder in April.”

WJLA: Alexandria, Capitol Police officers honored for saving lives at ballpark ambush “President Donald Trump has presented the Medal of Valor to five of the first responders injured in a shooting on a congressional baseball practice last month.”

Washington Post: Congressional IT staffer charged with home equity loan fraud “A congressional information technology staffer was arrested Monday evening before a scheduled flight for Lahore, Pakistan, and charged with bank fraud in connection with a $165,000 loan from the congressional Federal Credit Union, authorities said.”

Public Safety Update

Fox5DC: Metro’s concern with excessive overtime began months before fraud investigation “Metro’s over-the-top overtime costs were such a concern to top officials that all supervisors were put on notice last fall - months before a fraud investigation was launched.”

Fox5DC: Flash Flood Watch issued, heavy rain threatens to soak DC region for weekend “A Flash Flood Watch has already been issued for much of the region including D.C. beginning Friday afternoon until Saturday afternoon, when the heaviest rains are expected.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. adds officers dedicated to improving city’s resilience “Kevin Bush, who was appointed to the position by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D), is charged with developing strategies to address long-term stresses the city faces — including economic inequality and lack of affordable housing — and identifying ways to lessen the impact of one-time events including terrorist attacks and natural disasters.”

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

Posted July 28 2017 at 10:33 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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