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Daily News Clips - March 21, 2017

Summary

Two women were injured in a shooting Monday night near the Benning Road Metro station. One victim was taken to the hospital from the scene, and the other victim arrived at the hospital on her own. No suspect information is available at this time, and authorities are actively investigating the incident. • Adam Murray, 24, was arrested and charged with kidnapping two women against their will in a LeDroit Park neighborhood home over the weekend. Neither of the victims was injured in the incident.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Two women shot, wounded in NE Washington “Two women were shot and seriously wounded Monday night in Northeast Washington, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 8:40 p.m. in the 4200 block of Blaine Street, said Officer Sean Hickman, a D.C. police spokesman.”

Washington Post: D.C. man arrested in kidnapping in LeDroit Park/Bloomingdale area “Two women were held against their will Saturday in a house in the LeDroit Park/Bloomingdale area of Northwest Washington, and police said an arrest was made. They said they received a call about 10:30 p.m. indicating that someone was being held in the 200 block of Elm Street NW.”

Fox5DC: DC police searching for 2 teens in separate missing person cases “D.C. police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl in two separate critical missing person cases. According to police, 15-year-old Keyara Edwards was last seen Friday in the 3500 block of Jay Street at around 8:30 p.m. in Northeast D.C. She was reported missing the following day.”

WJLA: VIDEO: Person wearing Champion jacket wanted for burglary in Northeast D.C., police say “Police are searching for an individual wearing a Champion jacket wanted for a March 1 burglary in Northeast Washington. The burglary occurred in the 5200 block of 3rd Street, NE.”

Washington Post: Mistrial declared in 2015 slaying of District teen “A District man who fatally shot a 15-year-old youth was acquitted of first-degree murder after he argued during trial that he fired in self-defense after the victim pulled a gun.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: If Trump’s budget passes, D.C.’s poor will be the losers, city officials say “President Trump’s proposed budget would cost D.C.’s government at least $103 million and lead to the loss of roughly 120 public-sector jobs, dealing a blow to affordable housing and other social services in a city where runaway economic growth has bypassed many low-income residents, District officials said Monday.”

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Posted March 21 2017 at 9:59 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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