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Daily News Clips - March 20, 2018

Summary

A man was shot and fatally wounded Monday afternoon in Southeast Washington, the D.C. police said. The man was shot about 4:40 p.m. in the 3500 block of Stanton Road SE, according to Rachel Schaerr Reid, a spokeswoman for the police. The man had been shot at least twice, and was described as a “walk-in” at a hospital, meaning that he was not transported there by the city’s fire and emergency services department. According to police, he was conscious at the time he arrived, but died some time afterward. • Two students were rushed to the hospital and two others were evaluated for possible overdoses at a DC elementary school, according to officials. Officials at Patterson Elementary School, located on South Capitol Terrace Southwest, said a student brought an “unidentified substance to school and shared it with other students.” FOX 5’s Cori Coffin reports four students were evaluated at the scene for unspecified symptoms for a possible overdose. Two of the students were taken to the hospital and were listed in stable condition.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man fatally shot in Southeast Washington Monday afternoon “A man was shot and fatally wounded Monday afternoon in Southeast Washington, the D.C. police said. The man was shot about 4:40 p.m. in the 3500 block of Stanton Road SE, according to Rachel Schaerr Reid, a spokeswoman for the police. The man had been shot at least twice, and was described as a “walk-in” at a hospital, meaning that he was not transported there by the city’s fire and emergency services department. According to police, he was conscious at the time he arrived, but died some time afterward.”

Fox5DC: 2 DC elementary school students hospitalized for possible overdose “Two students were rushed to the hospital and two others were evaluated for possible overdoses at a DC elementary school, according to officials. Officials at Patterson Elementary School, located on South Capitol Terrace Southwest, said a student brought an “unidentified substance to school and shared it with other students.” FOX 5’s Cori Coffin reports four students were evaluated at the scene for unspecified symptoms for a possible overdose. Two of the students were taken to the hospital and were listed in stable condition.”

Fox5DC: LOCATED: Missing 11-year-old Arianna Stone located safely “Authorities say Arianna Stone, the 11-year-old girl who had been missing from her home in Southeast D.C. since Friday night, has been safely located. On Monday, Adrianne Stone, the girl’s mother, made a public plea asking the public for help. Police and the FBI announced Tuesday morning that Arianna had been located safely.”

Public Safety Updates

Washington Post: One firefighter injured after blaze in Northwest Washington “One firefighter suffered minor injuries while fighting a blaze overnight in Northwest Washington. The fire happened at a two-story rowhouse in the 200 block of Ingraham St. NW near the Washington Latin Public Charter school in the Brightwood Park neighborhood. No civilians were injured. Two people were displaced. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The firefighter was transported to a hospital, officials said.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: Audit: DC agency used funding to house poor residents for other needs “The D.C. government has used a $1 billion fund established to create affordable housing and stave off gentrification to repay the federal government millions of dollars for mismanaged grants, the D.C. Auditor said in a new report Tuesday. Since 2001, the Housing Production Trust Fund, as the program is known, has doled out nearly $750 million in grants and loans to developers to build or preserve thousands of units of affordable housing.”

Fox5DC: MARCH FOR OUR LIVES: Justin Timberlake, Mayor Bowser team up to promote massive rally “Superstar Justin Timberlake and DC Mayor Muriel Bowser teamed up to promote the March For Our Lives set to take place in the District on Saturday. Timberlake and Bowser appeared in a video posted to the singer’s Instagram page encouraging people to attend and participate in the rally.”

Fox5DC: DC lawmaker Trayon White apologizes for video in which he alluded to anti-Semitic conspiracy theory “D.C. Council member Trayon White Sr. (D-Ward 8) has apologized after uploading a video to social media in which he made a remark that alludes to a popular conspiracy theory that a well-known Jewish family controls the weather. The Washington Post reports White uploaded the video on Friday morning. The video is narrated by White as he drives through downtown D.C. and comments on a burst of snow he saw.”

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Posted March 20 2018 at 9:42 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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