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Daily News Clips - October 3, 2017

Summary

A 24-year-old man who was shot three weeks ago outside the Potomac Gardens housing complex died at a hospital on Sunday, according to D.C. police. Carl Hardy, of Northeast Washington, was shot Sept. 10 in the 1200 block of I Street SE, just outside the gated apartment buildings south of Pennsylvania Avenue. • Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl who went critically missing on Friday. D.C. Police say Trinity Watson was last seen at around 7:00 p.m. in the 1700 block of Otis Street, NE. She was reported missing the next day.

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Washington Post: Man shot three weeks ago outside Potomac Gardens has died “A 24-year-old man who was shot three weeks ago outside the Potomac Gardens housing complex died at a hospital on Sunday, according to D.C. police. Carl Hardy, of Northeast Washington, was shot Sept. 10 in the 1200 block of I Street SE, just outside the gated apartment buildings south of Pennsylvania Avenue.”

WJLA: Police searching for critically missing 15-year-old DC girl “Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl who went critically missing on Friday. D.C. Police say Trinity Watson was last seen at around 7:00 p.m. in the 1700 block of Otis Street, NE. She was reported missing the next day.”

Washington Post: Accused Benghazi ringleader is in court in Washington as terrorism trial opens “Federal prosecutors Monday painted the attacks that killed four Americans at U.S. diplomatic and intelligence facilities on Sept. 11 and 12, 2012, in Benghazi, Libya, as a bloody act of anti-American violence led by an Islamic militant whose trial will test the ability of U.S. courts to try foreign terrorism suspects captured abroad.”

Public Safety Updates

NBC Washington: Woman Settles Civil Rights Suit Against DC Police “The American Civil Liberties Union of the District of Columbia announced that the District of Columbia has agreed to settle a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Lourdes Ashley Hunter over her arrest in November 2016.”

WJLA: Tall buildings, events in D.C. raise concerns for some in aftermath of Vegas shooting “In the aftermath of a deadly shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, some residents are concerned about security around the D.C. area given the number of parades and festivals that take place.”

NBC Washington: Preparing For Mass Victim Situations in DC-Area “After a man opened fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, Nevada, killing dozens and injuring hundreds, D.C.-area officials reminded the public of how to stay safe and what to expect if a similar tragic incident ever occurs in the region.”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: DC-Area Leaders Offer Sympathy, Calls for Gun Policy Discussion After Vegas Shooting “Police, government officials and candidates throughout the D.C. area are expressing pain, outrage and sympathy on social media after at least 50 people were killed in a mass shooting in Las Vegas. Their responses were emotionally charged, offering sympathy to victims, gratitude toward first responders and anger or disappointment with current gun policies.”

Washington Post: D.C. tries to ban dogs from bar patios, and lawmakers bite back “The health department’s visit to the Midlands, which came on the heels of a similar admonition to the dog-friendly Wonderland Ballroom in Columbia Heights, would turn out to be the opening salvo in a fight that is now echoing through the corridors of D.C. city hall.”

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Posted October 03 2017 at 9:52 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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