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Daily News Clips - May 23, 2017


The DC Police Union is asking members to fill out the following survey and tell Union leadership which issues you would like to prioritize during the contract negotiation process: • An unidentified man was stabbed and killed outside of the Capitol Hill neighborhood Monday afternoon. Authorities were responding to a call about disorderly conduct when they found the victim. • Antonio Bassett, 35, was fatally shot early Monday morning near Fort Davis Park. No suspect information is available at this time, and police are actively investigating the incident.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man fatally stabbed on the edge of Capitol Hill “A man was fatally stabbed Monday evening on a street in Southeast Washington at the edge of the Capitol Hill neighborhood, according to authorities. The stabbing occurred about 5 p.m. in the 1100 block of K Street SE, said Officer Hugh Carew, a police spokesman.”

Washington Post: Man fatally shot on Pennsylvania Avenue in Southeast Washington “A man was shot and killed inside a residence early Monday near Fort Davis Park in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 4:50 a.m. in the 3900 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE, along a stretch of homes and businesses near Alabama Avenue.”

WJLA: 14-year-old boy missing; last seen in Southeast D.C. 2 days ago, police say “A 14-year-old boy is missing Monday and was seen on May 20 in Southeast Washington. Brandon Adams was last seen in 2600 block of 18th Street, SE.”

Police Update

DC Police Union: Contract Negotiation Survey Please fill out the following survey to let the Union leadership know which issues and concerns should be prioritized during the contract negotiation process.

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: After favoritism revealed in school lottery, D.C. parents wait on apology “The fallout from findings that a former schools chancellor misused her authority to place children of top D.C. officials in coveted schools seemed clear. From city hall, where council members were inundated with calls last week, to neighborhood email groups, where parents fumed, there was outrage that well-connected people had stepped ahead of everyone else in the city’s notoriously competitive school lottery.”

If you know anyone who has information regarding suspects, please call DC police.

Posted May 23 2017 at 12:01 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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