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Daily News Clips - June 22, 2017


Robin Fitzgerald, 41, was fatally shot Wednesday inside of an apartment in the Deanwood neighborhood. Aaron Jacobs, 29, was arrested in connection with the case and charged with second-degree murder while armed. • There were two other shootings and a stabbing that left four people injured overnight Wednesday in separate incidents. DC Police are actively investigating the crimes.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Woman fatally shot in Northeast Washington, police say “A man was arrested after a woman was fatally shot early Wednesday inside an apartment in the Deanwood neighborhood of Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police.”

Washington Post: 4 people wounded in 3 attacks across the District “Two shootings and one stabbing left four people wounded across the District on Wednesday in apparently unrelated attacks, D.C. police said.”

WJLA: Man arrested for allegedly punching cyclist in face during argument in Northwest D.C. “A 48-year-old man was arrested for allegedly punching a cyclist in the face during an argument Thursday morning in Northwest Washington.”

Washington Post: U.S. postal carrier pleads guilty to dumping two weeks of mail down storm drain “A young U.S. Postal Service letter carrier pleaded guilty Wednesday to dumping two weeks’ worth of mail down a storm drain on his route in a deal with federal prosecutors in Washington.”

Police Update

NBC Washington: Officer Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice Throws First Pitch at Women’s Game “A Capitol Police officer who was shot while providing protection at a congressional baseball practice last week is out of the hospital.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is broadly popular as reelection campaign nears “D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) enjoys a 67 percent approval rating among District residents heading into her 2018 reelection campaign and is a clear favorite among likely contenders for the mayor’s office, according to a new Washington Post poll.”

NBC Washington: DC Bill Could Add Third Gender Option to Licenses and ID Cards “A new bill would allow D.C. residents to choose a non-binary gender option on driver’s licenses, learner’s permits and ID cards.”

Washington Post: D.C. Council agenda “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 “

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Posted June 22 2017 at 10:10 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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