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Daily News Clips - November 20, 2017

Summary

A 30-year-old man was fatally shot in Southeast Washington on Saturday night, D.C. police said Sunday. Police said Marcel Harrison, of Southeast, was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the 3000 block of 30th Street Southeast. Police had been responding to a call of an unconscious person when they found Harrison at about 11:43 p.m. • A 25-year-old man was found fatally shot in Northwest Washington early Sunday, D.C. police said. Police said Christian Isaac Lopez Ramirez suffered multiple gunshot wounds after shooting broke out in the 1000 block of Spring Road Northwest. Police found Ramirez about 2:01 a.m. after a report of an unconscious person at the location, which straddles the Columbia Heights and 16th Street Heights neighborhoods.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man fatally shot in Southeast D.C. on Saturday night “A 30-year-old man was fatally shot in Southeast Washington on Saturday night, D.C. police said Sunday. Police said Marcel Harrison, of Southeast, was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the 3000 block of 30th Street Southeast. Police had been responding to a call of an unconscious person when they found Harrison at about 11:43 p.m.”

Washington Post: Man found fatally shot in Northwest Washington “A 25-year-old man was found fatally shot in Northwest Washington early Sunday, D.C. police said. Police said Christian Isaac Lopez Ramirez suffered multiple gunshot wounds after shooting broke out in the 1000 block of Spring Road Northwest. Police found Ramirez about 2:01 a.m. after a report of an unconscious person at the location, which straddles the Columbia Heights and 16th Street Heights neighborhoods.”

Washington Post: Two early morning shootings at high-profile sites in D.C. “Two separate shootings were reported early Sunday morning in the District, both of them in locations that appeared likely to arouse particular concern.”

Washington Post: Woman gets punched twice, phone taken in apparent road rage incident in the District, police say “One car may have bumped a second in upper northwest Washington earlier this month, touching off an apparent road rage incident in which the woman driving the first car was punched and robbed, police say.”

Washington Post: Man shot by U.S. Park Police in critical condition “A man who led U.S. Park Police on a chase down the George Washington Memorial Parkway on Friday night was shot by Park Police officers in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County and was in critical condition Saturday, Park Police said.”

Washington Post: D.C. police: As a teen robbed a woman and dragged her on the sidewalk, his friends laughed “That a teenager grabbed a woman’s handbag seemed bad enough. The woman fought back, and police said she was dragged across a sidewalk, bruising her leg. But it was the actions of two teens who police said were with the robber in Woodley Park on Thursday night that turned a street robbery into something more heinous.”

Fox5DC: DC woman wakes to man touching, standing over her in bed “A D.C. woman woke up to a disturbing surprise early Saturday morning when she felt someone touch her and saw a stranger standing over her in her bed. D.C. police say the suspect left the home when the victim woke up and they’re looking to find him. Police say the suspect broke into the woman’s home at the 1200 block of N Street, Northwest at around 4:30 a.m.”

Fox5DC: Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper “The U.S. Secret Service says an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House. President Donald Trump was inside the White House during the Sunday morning incident.”

Fox5DC: Police: 2 wanted in Northeast DC armed carjacking “A person was carjacked at gunpoint by two suspects early Saturday morning in Northeast D.C., police say. The carjacking happened at around 4 a.m. at a gas station at the 1500 block of Kenilworth Avenue, according to D.C. Police.”

Public Safety Updates

NBC Washington: DC Teacher in Coma, Severely Burned After Helping Save Her Mother From House Fire “A woman is severely burned and remains in a coma one week after helping save her mother from a massive fire that tore through her home in Capitol Heights, Maryland. Flames raced through the home on Eastern Avenue on Sunday, Nov. 12. Cheryl Morning was in the basement of the home where the fire started.”

Washington Post: Small fire at Georgetown U. laboratory; three are checked “Fire involving chemicals broke out Friday night in a laboratory on the Georgetown University campus, a spokesman for the D.C. Fire and Emergency Services Department said. Three university staff members who put out the fire were taken to a hospital for checkups, said the spokesman, Vito Maggiolo. The cause of the fire and the nature of the chemicals could not be immediately learned.”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: Experts to DC Council: Pay More for Tunnel Project to Ease Customers’ Water Bill Burden “District residents packed D.C. Council chambers Friday to talk about skyrocketing water bills, and the growing fees that have no end in sight. “I can’t stop this rate from increasing, there’s nothing I can do. Even if I stop running the water, the bill would just keep going up,” D.C. resident Tracey Williams told council members.”

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Posted November 20 2017 at 9:20 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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