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Daily News Clips - June 28, 2017


Leonte Cox, 23, died early Tuesday morning after he was stabbed multiple times Monday night in the Anacostia neighborhood. No suspect information is available at this time, and DC Police are actively investigating the incident. • Stacey Fenner, 25, was formally charged with assault with a dangerous weapon on Monday, after he allegedly attacked a stranger with an ax outside of the Benning Road Metro station Friday night.-

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: D.C. man fatally stabbed in Southeast Washington “A D.C. man was fatally stabbed Monday evening in Southeast Washington, police said. At about 9:05 p.m., officers responded to the 1600 block of R Street SE for a reported aggravated assault, D.C. police said in a statement.”

Washington Post: Man charged with assault with a dangerous weapon in ax attack near Metro “A victim attacked by an ax-wielding stranger said no words were exchanged before the assault outside the Benning Road Metro station in Northeast Friday night, according to court documents.”

Washington Post: Two D.C. men arrested in unconnected fatal shootings “Arrests were made Tuesday in two unrelated D.C. homicides, police said. About 7:15 p.m. on Aug. 9, 2016, officers responded to the 4500 block of Quarles Street NE after hearing the sound of gunshots, D.C. police said in a statement.”

WJLA: Man dies after being shot in the back in Southeast D.C., police say “A 24-year-old man died after he was shot in the back on April 9 in Southeast Washington. Zaan Scott was found by officers in the 1300 block of Southern Avenue, and police say he later died from his injuries on May 17.”

WUSA9: MISSING: 16-year-old from NE DC “Police need help locating a missing 16-year-old from Northeast, D.C. Hannah Olivia Brown was last seen in the 1300 Block of 44th Street NE on Monday.”

Fox5DC: Metro Transit Police use pepper spray on suspect inside Gallery Place station “Metro Transit Police used pepper spray to stop a suspect inside the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro station Monday morning.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: Police identify body found in Northwest D.C. apartment fire “D.C. police have identified the man found dead in the Northwest Washington apartment building that caught fire Saturday as a 34-year-old D.C. resident.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. Council approves budget with extra perks for its employees “D.C. Council members gave final approval Tuesday to budget legislation that includes extra perks for their employees — making it easier for them to get bonuses and offering taxpayer-funded matches for contributions to retirement funds.”

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Posted June 28 2017 at 10:40 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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