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Daily News Clips - March 6, 2017

Summary

Delontra Omar Alexander died after he was shot early Saturday morning in an apartment complex in the Skyland neighborhood. Authorities found the victim bleeding in a stairwell before he ultimately passed. No suspect information is available at this time and authorities are actively investigating the incident. • DC Police are searching for a woman wanted for stabbing two other women in Downtown.

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Crime Updates

WJLA: D.C. Police: Man dies after being shot, found bleeding in stairwell of Southeast apartment “A man has died after a shooting in Southeast Washington early Saturday morning, police confirmed. According to a D.C. police report, around 3:20 a.m. police arrived on the scene to find Delontra Omar Alexander of SW DC inside an apartment building “laying on his back on the second floor stairwell bleeding from the head unconscious and gasping for air.”“

WJLA: D.C. Police: Search underway for woman who stabbed 2 women in Northwest “D.C. police are searching for a woman who they say stabbed two other women in Northwest Washington Friday morning. The two injured women were reported as “conscious and breathing” following the stabbing, authorities say.”

NBC Washington: Woman Sexually Assaulted Inside Home in DC’s Kalorama Neighborhood “A woman was raped inside a home in D.C.‘s Kalorama neighborhood late Friday night, police say. Officers responded to the 2300 block of California Street NW about 10:30 p.m., where a woman said a man sexually assaulted her.”

Washington Post: Man who attacked 5 women at knifepoint near Metro stations sentenced to life “A Maryland man who authorities say stalked woman near Metro stations in the District before assaulting, robbing and in some cases raping them was sentenced to life in prison plus 82 years.”

WUSA9: MISSING: 15-year-old from SE DC “Police need your help locating a missing 15-year-old boy from D.C. Kha-Ronn Jormond Taylor was last seen in the 1300 block of Congress Street in Southeast on Friday.”

WJLA: D.C. Police searching for missing 18-year-old “D.C. Police are asking for the public’s help locating 18-year-old Gladys Keitt, last seen on Thursday morning in the 200 block of Randolph Place, Northeast.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: Millions at stake as wait to create Metro safety body could last until next year “It will be at least fall — and more probably next year — before an overdue Metro safety oversight body is up and running, further delaying millions in federal transit aid that agencies in the District, Maryland and Virginia are counting on.”

Washington Post: Critical injury in apartment fire in Southeast “A fire in Southeast Washington Friday night left one person in critical condition, according to authorities. They said CPR was under way in an effort to revive the victim.”

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 06 2017 at 9:48 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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