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Daily News Clips - June 27, 2017


Delonte Wynn, 36, was found guilty in the pre-meditated murder of Darlene Bryant, 46, in July 2015. The suspect is scheduled to be sentenced in September. • Four people were injured Sunday night after 29 gunshots were fired near the Capitol Heights Metro station, and authorities are actively investigating the incident.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: D.C. man found guilty in 2015 stabbing “A D.C. man was found guilty for the 2015 murder of a woman in Southeast Washington, prosecutors said.”

Washington Post: Parents plead guilty in starving death and abuse of 7-week-old daughter “The Southeast Washington parents who starved their 7-week-old daughter to death pleaded guilty Monday to voluntary manslaughter and child cruelty.”

Washington Post: Four people wounded after 29 shots fired in Southeast Washington, police say “Twenty-nine shots were fired and four people were wounded late Sunday night in Southeast Washington. No one was killed.”

Washington Post: Violent crime in District down 26 percent; homicides, robberies, assaults all drop “The number of homicides, robberies and assaults have dropped significantly in the District over the past six months, a hopeful signal for police and city officials trying to build on modest crime declines last year after a spike in killings in 2015.”

WJLA: Man arrested for allegedly stabbing employee inside a Giant store in Northwest D.C. “A 28-year-old man was arrested for allegedly stabbing a Giant employee inside the store on June 22 in Northwest Washington.”

Washington Post: Few individuals involved in several crimes in D.C., authorities say “Police often say that many of the problems in a community are the work of a relatively small number of individuals. A few recent reports from law enforcement in the Washington area would seem to support that claim.”

WJLA: 16-year-old boy charged in assault, 11 armed robberies, using gun, knife, baton, nunchucks “A 16-year-old boy was arrested Saturday and charged with a series of armed robberies and assaults between May 6 and June 21, DC police announced on Monday.”

NBC Washington: Swim Instructor’s Shooting Death Ruled as Homicide “The death of a swim instructor who was wounded during an armed robbery in southeast Washington has been ruled a homicide.”

Public Safety Update

WJLA: DC Fire officials rescue 2-year-old boy from hot car, father arrested “It was 88 degrees. The sun beat down on the car’s windows while warm air blew from the vents. A two-year old boy was locked inside—and unconscious.”

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

Posted June 27 2017 at 9:55 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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