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Daily News Clips - November 9, 2017

Summary

One man was killed and another injured in a double shooting late Wednesday night in Northwest D.C. Officers responded to the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue around 11:52 p.m. where they found a man unconscious and suffering from gunshot wounds. He later died at the scene. A short time later, a second man was found in the rear of the 800 block of Kennedy Street. That victim was found with gunshot wounds to the arm, stomach and leg. He was transported to a nearby hospital. • A 16-year-old boy died Tuesday after he was shot in Northwest D.C., police say. Yoselis Regino Barrios died after he was found shot in an alley on the 1300 block of Rittenhouse Street NW, D.C. police said Wednesday. The location is less than a mile east of the Rock Creek Park Golf Course.

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Crime Updates

Fox5DC: 1 killed, 1 injured in double shooting in Northwest DC “One man was killed and another injured in a double shooting late Wednesday night in Northwest D.C. Officers responded to the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue around 11:52 p.m. where they found a man unconscious and suffering from gunshot wounds. He later died at the scene. A short time later, a second man was found in the rear of the 800 block of Kennedy Street. That victim was found with gunshot wounds to the arm, stomach and leg. He was transported to a nearby hospital.”

NBC Washington: 16-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot in Northwest DC “A 16-year-old boy died Tuesday after he was shot in Northwest D.C., police say. Yoselis Regino Barrios died after he was found shot in an alley on the 1300 block of Rittenhouse Street NW, D.C. police said Wednesday. The location is less than a mile east of the Rock Creek Park Golf Course.”

Washington Post: Police arrest suspect in fatal shooting of woman in Southeast Washington “D.C. police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a 42-year-old woman who was found shot in March inside her residence in Southeast Washington. Jordan Smith, 30, of no fixed address, was charged with second-degree murder while armed.”

NBC Washington: D.C. Police, Attorney General Investigate Public Charter School for Not Reporting Teacher’s Suspected Sex Offense “A Washington, D.C., public charter school is under investigation by D.C. police and D.C.’s attorney general for failure to report a suspected sex offense by a teacher, according to officials with each agency. Police reports show the investigation stems from Capital City Public Charter Schools’ handling of longtime former social studies teacher Alan Coleman, who pleaded guilty last week to child sex abuse for a relationship with a 14-year-old girl he taught at a prior school in 2004.”

Public Safety Updates

Washington Post: Man found dead in burning SUV in Northeast Washington “The body of a man was found Tuesday night inside a burning sport-utility vehicle in Northeast Washington that matches the description of a vehicle used by an 81-year-old man reported missing earlier in the day in Maryland, according to authorities. D.C. police would not name the victim, saying they were awaiting forensic tests to confirm his identity. Police said the man’s relatives had been notified, however.”

Washington Post: Twin legal challenges in one week to latest version of President Trump’s entry ban “The latest version of President Trump’s entry ban will face a pair of legal challenges in the span of a few days next month in federal appeals courts on opposite coasts. The Richmond-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit announced this week it would consider the third iteration of Trump’s travel order sitting with a full complement of judges on Dec. 8. Those arguments will come two days after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit is set to hear a separate challenge to the restrictions on U.S. entry before a three-judge panel in Seattle.”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: D.C. Councilman Proposes Relief for Cemeteries Buried in Skyrocketing Water Bills “Cemeteries in Washington, D.C., have new hope in getting relief from their skyrocketing water bills.The move comes after a News4 I-Team investigation revealed some historic cemeteries were considering shutting down because of growing fees they couldn’t afford to pay. On Tuesday, D.C. Councilman Brandon Todd introduced legislation to lower the fee that’s causing the problem.”

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Posted November 09 2017 at 9:47 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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