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Daily News Clips - June 23, 2017

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An employee reportedly stabbed a co-worker inside of a Giant grocery store Thursday afternoon near the Van Ness Metro station. The victim was transported to a local hospital, and authorities are actively investigating the incident. • Edgar Maddison Welch, a 28-year-old who commandeered a pizza restaurant at gunpoint, was sentenced to four years in prison.

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NBC Washington: Man Stabbed at Giant Store Near Van Ness Metro “News4’s Shomari Stone reports outside a Giant grocery store in D.C.‘s Van Ness neighborhood, where police say a man has been stabbed.”

WJLA: Supreme Court upholds convictions in 1984 murder in DC “The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the murder convictions of seven men in a brutal 1984 killing in the District of Columbia.”

Fox5DC: DC firefighter shot at girlfriend, police say “A D.C. firefighter shot at his girlfriend during a dispute early Thursday morning, according to authorities. Police said the shooting happened at about 1:15 a.m. in the 5400 block of Dix Street in the Northeast.”

Washington Post: ‘Pizzagate’ gunman sentenced to four years in prison, as prosecutors urged judge to deter vigilante justice “The North Carolina man who commandeered a pizza restaurant at gunpoint in Northwest Washington to investigate a false Internet rumor of a pedophile ring there was sentenced to four years in in prison Thursday.”

WUSA9: MISSING: 55-year-old man in Southeast, DC “Police are looking for 55-year-old Ronald Miller, who was last seen in Southeast DC June 21. Miller is a white male, with a light complexion, 6’2” in height, between 250 and 260 lbs, with green eyes and blond hair.”

Fox5DC: Suspect pours bleach on 2 patrons outside DC bar “Police are looking for a suspect who poured bleach on two people outside of a D.C. bar. The victims were standing outside of the Black Whiskey bar on 14th Street in the Logan Circle neighborhood early Thursday morning when they were hit with the chemical that came pouring from above.”

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Fox5DC: DC RATS: Mayor’s rat abatement strategy aims to reduce city’s rodent problem “Washington officials announced they’re working to reduce the city’s rodent problem. “We’re here to talk about rats,” said D.C. Mayor Muriel Bower Thursday during a news conference in the Northwest.”

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Posted June 23 2017 at 11:33 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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