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Daily News Clips - March 19, 2018

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A man was shot fatally Saturday afternoon in Southeast Washington, the D.C. police said. They said Matthew Thomas, 22, who lived in Southeast, was shot about 1:45 p.m. in t he 3000 block of Stanton Road. He had been shot at least twice, according to police. He was taken to a hospital, where he died, they said. • A man was critically injured in a stabbing late Friday morning on a sidewalk outside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Shaw, according to D.C. police. Authorities said the attack was not random and occurred during an argument shortly before noon near Eighth and N streets in Northwest. The exact nature of the argument had not been determined, police said. It occurred on a sidewalk in front of a fitness center that operates out of the north end of the convention center, away from the main entrance.

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Washington Post: Man slain in Southeast Washington on Saturday afternoon “A man was shot fatally Saturday afternoon in Southeast Washington, the D.C. police said. They said Matthew Thomas, 22, who lived in Southeast, was shot about 1:45 p.m. in t he 3000 block of Stanton Road. He had been shot at least twice, according to police. He was taken to a hospital, where he died, they said.”

Washington Post: Man critically wounded in stabbing near D.C. convention center “A man was critically injured in a stabbing late Friday morning on a sidewalk outside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Shaw, according to D.C. police. Authorities said the attack was not random and occurred during an argument shortly before noon near Eighth and N streets in Northwest. The exact nature of the argument had not been determined, police said. It occurred on a sidewalk in front of a fitness center that operates out of the north end of the convention center, away from the main entrance.”

Washington Post: Woman dies at D.C. corrections facility “An inmate at the D.C. government’s Correctional Treatment Facility died Saturday after being found unresponsive, the D.C. Department of Corrections said. They said Elizabeth Tierney, 55, was found unresponsive about 12:30 p.m. by corrections officers on their rounds. Efforts to revive here began immideately, but she could not be revived, the corrections department said. The matter was under investigation Saturday, officials said.”

Washington Post: Suspect arrested in theft of ATM, D.C. police say “A suspect was arrested Saturday in a burglary in which thieves used a pickup truck to smash through the wall of a store in the District and take an ATM, according to D.C. police. They said the vehicle was backed through a window of a 7-Eleven Store on Cedar Street NW on Jan. 19. The machine was apparently spirited away in the bed of the truck. Police said Armond Boone, 32, of Southeast was charged with second degree burglary. The case remains under investigation, the police said.”

Washington Post: Nearly five years in prison for man who drunkenly threatened ‘deep state’ “A man who threatened to attack the CIA and State Department, contending they were part of a “deep state” that must be destroyed, will spend 57 months in prison. William Weaver, a 36-year-old Web designer from Herndon, Va., apologized to government agencies before his sentencing Friday in Alexandria federal court, writing that alcohol abuse fueled his anti-government paranoia.”

Public Safety Updates

NBC Washington: Everything You Need to Know for DC’s ‘March for Our Lives:’ Metro, Lodging, Bathroom Locations, Road Closures, More “The ‘March for Our Lives’ is scheduled in D.C. for March 24, and will likely bring thousands of activists demanding increased gun control and school safety measures. Students from Stoneman Douglas High School led efforts to organize the protest after 17 students and teachers were killed on Valentine’s Day when a former student rampaged through their school. Whether you’re coming to D.C. for the protest or you’re a resident, here’s everything you need to know before, during and after the march.”

Washington Post: FBI and D.C. police seek missing Southeast girl “The FBI and the D.C. police are searching for an 11-year-old girl last seen on Friday, authorities said. Police said Arianna Stone, of Southeast Washington, was last seen in the 1100 block of 46th Place SE. She is black, female, 5-foot-8 and 150 pounds, with dark brown braided hair and brown eyes, police said. According to the police she was last seen wearing a pink windbreaker, a black hoodie with red roses on the sleeves and red-framed glasses.”

Fox5DC: 35 cats rescued from DC apartment hoarding conditions “Dozens of cats were rescued after they were found in hoarding conditions in a Northeast D.C. apartment. Officials said most of the 35 cats were taken to the Humane Rescue Alliance’s New York Avenue shelter where they were being treated for a range of medical issues.”

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Posted March 19 2018 at 9:58 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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