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Daily News Clips - June 26, 2017


A woman was stabbed near the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Southeast Friday night. A woman, about 18-24 years old, was described as a suspect. She was last seen wearing all dark clothing. • DC Police used pepper spray to subdue a suspect who attacked a man with an ax outside of Benning Road Metro station. The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and the suspect has been arrested.

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Washington Post: Man attacked with ax outside Benning Road Metro station “D.C. police officers said they had to use pepper spray to subdue a man who on Friday attacked a man with an ax outside the Benning Road Metro station in Southeast Washington.”

WJLA: Police: Woman stabbed in Southeast, search is on for suspect “Polices say a woman was stabbed in the upper body in the 1500 block of Independence Ave, Southeast. She is conscious and breathing, according to police.”

NBC Washington: Customer Shot Inside Northeast DC Diner; 2 Men Sought “A customer inside a diner in Northeast D.C. was shot during a robbery attempt Friday afternoon, and D.C. police are searching for two men.”

NBC Washington: Woman, Toddler from Northeast DC Are Missing “Michelle J. Manley, 25, and 21-month-old Daisy Manley were last seen in the 1400 block of Holbrook Street, Northeast, on Thursday, June 15, police said. The two were reported missing on Saturday.”

Washington Post: Lobbyist shot at GOP baseball practice is released from hospital “Matt Mika, a Tyson Foods lobbyist critically wounded by gunfire at a GOP baseball practice June 14 in Alexandria, Va., was released Friday from George Washington University Hospital.”

Washington Post: Rep. Steve Scalise in fair condition after baseball field shooting, hospital says “Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), the House majority whip, was in fair condition Friday, a hospital official announced, more than a week after a shooting at a congressional baseball team practice left the congressman and several others injured.”

Public Safety Update

Fox5DC: Deceased male found after northwest DC apartment fire “Residents of a northwest D.C. apartment building jumped from windows to escape a three-alarm fire early Saturday morning. Over 100 firefighters battled flames that engulfed the building in the 1300 block of Peabody Street NW, and the blaze left over 200 others without a place to live.”

Washington Post: Smoke billows from roof of D.C. hotel Saturday; guests evacuated “The Westin Hotel on Thomas Circle NW was temporarily evacuated Saturday evening after fire broke out in the kitchen and smoke billowed from the top of the building.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: At City Hall memorial for Graham, bow ties are everywhere “The white casket bearing former D.C. council member Jim Graham arrived at City Hall just before noon Friday, borne by a police honor guard past a phalanx of District leaders and supporters with whom he had commiserated, cajoled and otherwise wrangled over four rollicking terms.”

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

Posted June 26 2017 at 10:12 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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