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Daily News Clips - June 15, 2017

Summary

Julius Leroy Foreman, 28, was fatally shot early Wednesday morning in the hallway of an apartment building located in the Burrville neighborhood. No suspect information is available at this time, and authorities are actively investigating the incident. • Congressman Steve Scalise and others are in critical condition after they were injured in a shooting while playing baseball in Alexandria.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man fatally shot in Northeast D.C. “A man was shot in Northeast Washington early Wednesday, police said. At around 12:15 a.m., officers responded to the 5800 block of Fields Place NE for the report of a shooting, D.C. police said in a statement.”

Washington Post: Lawmaker Steve Scalise is critically injured in GOP baseball shooting; gunman James T. Hodgkinson is killed by police “A man angry with President Trump unleashed a barrage of gunfire Wednesday morning at Republican members of Congress as they held a baseball practice at a park in Alexandria, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others in a frenzied scene that included a long gun battle with police.”

Washington Post: D.C. man arrested after fatal stabbing in Southeast Washington last week “A D.C. man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stabbing another man in Southeast Washington last week.”

Washington Post: Turkish guards will be charged in embassy protests, officials say “D.C. authorities will announce criminal charges Thursday against 12 members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail and the police force who authorities say attacked protesters outside the ambassador’s residence last month, according to two officials familiar with the case.”

WUSA9: 2 NW DC 7-Eleven stores robbed 10 minutes apart “Two 7-Eleven stores, only a half of a mile away from each other, were robbed only ten minutes apart early Wednesday morning, Metropolitan police said.”

Washington Post: Man tries to rob bank near White House, FBI HQ “Bank robberies occur from time to time in the Washington area, but some banks by their very location seem to be places a robber would likely stay away from.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. Council report: Bowser administration favored top donor in contracting “The top appointed official in D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s administration took an “extraordinary” step of trying to appease one of the mayor’s largest campaign donors by urging city attorneys to quickly settle unresolved contract disputes between the District and his company, according to a report released Wednesday by the head of a D.C. Council committee.”

Washington Post: D.C. Council agenda, June 15-21, 2017 “This is the meeting schedule for the D.C. Council and its committees in the week ahead. All meetings are in the Council Chamber of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, unless otherwise noted. For changes, updates and information, go to dccouncil.us.”

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Posted June 15 2017 at 11:33 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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