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Daily News Clips - June 19, 2017


Malik Hill, 25, was killed and two other people were injured in a triple shooting in the Skyland neighborhood Friday night. No suspect information is available at this time, and authorities are actively investigating the incident. • Six people were shot in two separate shootings overnight Saturday in the Douglass and Buena Vista neighborhood. No arrests have been made in either case.

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Crime Updates

NBC Washington: One Dead, Two Injured in Triple Shooting in SE DC “A man was killed and two others injured in a triple shooting in southeast Washington on Friday night, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.”

NBC Washington: Congressman Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition, Showing Improvement: Hospital “U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise’s condition has been upgraded from critical to serious as his health continues to show improvement, according to a statement from the MedStar Washington Hospital Center.”

Fox5DC: Following gunshots, man in Jaguar leads DC police on high-speed chase, crashes “A D.C. man led police on a high-speed chase before crashing on East Capitol Street early Friday morning.”

Washington Post: Several wounded in two Southeast D.C. shootings “Several people were wounded in two overnight shootings in Southeast D.C., police said Sunday. In total, six victims were wounded in two incidents, which occurred in the 3200 block of 15th Place SE and the 3100 block of Buena Vista Terrance SE, according to authorities.”

Washington Post: Noose found east of National Gallery of Art “A noose was found Saturday on the Mall, at least the third in that area in recent weeks. The noose was hanging from a lamppost near the National Gallery of Art, said Sgt. Anna Rose, spokeswoman for the U.S. Park Police.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: Man, 27, killed when his speeding car crashes into telephone pole in Northeast D.C. “A man was killed in a crash early Friday in Northeast Washington when, D.C. police said, the car he was driving slammed into a telephone pole on Benning Road.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: Top Bowser aide is the subject of second probe by inspector general’s office “A top official in the cabinet of Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) is under scrutiny for a second time by the D.C. inspector general, this time over allegations that she used her government staff for babysitting and acted inappropriately when dealing with private companies that included a client of her former lobbying firm, officials familiar with the matter said.”

Washington Post: D.C. asks Congress for approval to invest in Franklin Park “Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) has a bill for Congress that she said members on both sides of the aisle can get behind: improving the historic Franklin Square park in downtown D.C.”

Washington Post: Children of nonresident immigrants to get access to aid for D.C. college tuition “The District will allow U.S. citizen children of nonresident immigrants to gain access to city-sponsored assistance in paying college tuition, part of a legal settlement with a student who was blocked from receiving critical education funds because of her mother’s immigration status.”

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

Posted June 19 2017 at 10:17 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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