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Daily News Clips - March 3, 2017

Summary

Three men, a woman, and a juvenile male were injured Thursday night in two separate shootings in the Brentwood neighborhood and along Rhode Island Avenue in Northeast. All five victims were transported to a local hospital. • Taliyah Renn’e Thomas, 12, was described as missing by DC Police. She was last seen in the Bellevue neighborhood, and authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in locating her.

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WUSA9: MISSING: 12-year-old girl from SW DC “Police need your help locating a missing 12-year-old girl from Southwest, D.C. Taliyah Renn’e Thomas was last seen last Thursday around 5:45 a.m. on Forrester Street SW.”

Fox5DC: 5 people shot in Northeast DC “Police said five people were shot in Northeast D.C. Thursday night. The victims were found in two separate locations in the area of Brentwood Road and Rhode Island Avenue at around 9:27 p.m., according to police.”

WJLA: Persons of interest sought in D.C. armed robbery “Police are searching for two persons of interest in an armed robbery that took place in Northeast D.C. in January.”

Washington Post: Police: Several shooting injuries, including boy in Northeast Washington “A boy and four adults were injured when gunfire broke out in Northeast Washington, D.C. police said Thursday night. The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Brentwood Road NE.”

Washington Post: Gunfire on one D.C. road: Six people shot in seven days “The rattle of gunfire has become a familiar sound on Wheeler Road. At night. In the evening. Before lunch. Six people were shot in seven days along a short stretch of one street in Southeast Washington. In front of a school. Next to a church. Beside homes.”

Washington Post: Swastika found in bathroom of D.C.’s School Without Walls High School “Administrators at School Without Walls High School in D.C. are investigating an incident involving “inappropriate language” and a swastika drawn on the wall of a boy’s restroom earlier this week.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: 5 adults and 3 children treated for carbon monoxide exposure “Five adults and three children were hospitalized early Thursday after exposure to high levels of carbon monoxide.”

Washington Post: Construction worker dies after trench collapse in D.C. “A man died Tuesday after he was trapped in dirt up to his waist while working at a home construction site in Northwest Washington, authorities said.”

Mayor City Council

Fox5DC: DC leaders, allies introduce statehood bills “Despite the political tide turning against them, District of Columbia leaders are pushing ahead with their efforts to turn the nation’s capital into the 51st state.”

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Posted March 03 2017 at 9:15 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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