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Daily News Clips - May 12, 2017


Dejon Charles Sutton, 24, was fatally shot Wednesday night near the Watts Branch playground in Northeast. Another man was also injured in the incident, and he was transported to a local hospital for treatment. No suspect information is available at this time. • Marc S. Jeffers, 23, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting randomly at people and vehicles near the Petworth Metro station.

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Washington Post: Man fatally shot in Northeast Washington “A 24-year-old man was fatally shot Wednesday night in Northeast Washington, near the border with Maryland, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 8:40 p.m. in the 6100 block of Banks Place NE, adjacent to the Watts Branch playground just off Southern Avenue.”

WJLA: 2 men found shot in wooded area in Northeast D.C.; 1 dies, 1 treated and released “Responding to a report of shots fired in the 6100 block of Banks Place, NE at about 8:43 p.m. Wednesday, D.C. police found two men suffering gunshot wounds in a wooded area.”

Washington Post: D.C. man who shot randomly at people and vehicles on Georgia Avenue gets 10 years “A D.C. man who was shot by police after shooting randomly at people and vehicles in Northwest Washington last year was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday, prosecutors said.”

Washington Post: D.C. rapist subject of congressional investigation into sexual misconduct in federal prison “The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has opened an investigation into a D.C. inmate who was released from federal prison — despite extensive allegations of sexual misconduct against corrections officers and nurses — and went on to commit a brutal rape in a neighborhood near Capitol Hill in 2015.”

Fox5DC: Lawsuit claims Howard University failed to quickly handle reports of campus sexual assaults, rape “A disturbing new lawsuit claims a historically black college in Washington, D.C. failed to quickly handle reports of sexual assaults on campus made by female students.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: District bicyclist dies from injuries suffered in April crash “A 74-year-old man died Wednesday from injuries sustained in April when he crashed his bicycle into a pick-up truck at a Northwest Washington intersection, D.C. police said.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: File at the center of campaign audit of D.C. Council member is missing, officials say “A file containing original documents and bank account information related to the campaign of a D.C. Council member has gone missing at the office where his campaign finances are under audit, according to D.C. elections officials.”

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Posted May 12 2017 at 9:15 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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