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Daily News Clips - September 18, 2017

Summary

D.C. police have charged two men in a Thursday afternoon shooting that injured two people outside an apartment complex in the Shaw neighborhood. Police described a destructive scene in a crowded courtyard, with bullets striking vehicles and the windows of homes. • One person was killed and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash in southeast Washington early Sunday morning. Fire officials said the collision occurred at the intersection of Good Hope Road and Altamont Place, Southeast. The crash pinned three people inside their vehicles.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Police arrest two suspects in shooting outside Shaw apartment complex “D.C. police have charged two men in a Thursday afternoon shooting that injured two people outside an apartment complex in the Shaw neighborhood. Police described a destructive scene in a crowded courtyard, with bullets striking vehicles and the windows of homes.”

NBC Washington: One Dead, Three Injured in SE Washington Crash “One person was killed and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash in southeast Washington early Sunday morning. Fire officials said the collision occurred at the intersection of Good Hope Road and Altamont Place, Southeast. The crash pinned three people inside their vehicles.”

Washington Post: Two injured in fall from highway overpass near D.C.-Prince George’s border “Two people were injured late Saturday night in a fall from an overpass on Interstate 295 near the border between the District and Prince George’s County, according to the D.C. Fire and EMS Department.”

Public Safety Updates

Washington Post: Two people injured during apartment fire in NE DC “Two people were treated for injuries suffered during a kitchen fire inside a Northeast Washington apartment Thursday night, D.C. fire and emergency services officials said. Firefighters extinguished the fire that resulted from cooking in a top floor unit in a three story building in the 1700 block of Benning Road, officials said.”

NBC Washington: Juggalos, Trump Supporters and Critics Gather in Washington “The National Parks Service braced for crowds in the thousands, but as the events opened there were sparse groups of people gathered on the north end of the mall near the Washington Monument.”

Washington Post: Crack found in hull of sunken D.C. fire boat “A waterline crack in the hull of a D.C. fireboat caused the vessel to sink last month at a marina in the Southwest Waterfront Park, a fire department spokesman said Friday.”

NBC Washington: Dick Gregory Honored With DC Parade, Maryland Service “Comedian and civil rights leader Dick Gregory is being honored in D.C. and Maryland this weekend with a parade and memorial service that a long list of celebrities are expected to attend.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. judge presses government for details on its search of web data on Inauguration Day riots “A D.C. Superior Court judge Friday ordered prosecutors to provide additional details about how they will sort through data from a website linked to Inauguration Day protests without violating users’ privacy and First Amendment rights.”

Washington Post: D.C.’s newest U.S. attorney expected to take office next week “The District’s newest U.S. attorney could take office as early as next week. The Senate confirmed Jessie K. Liu late Thursday as the city’s top prosecutor. Liu, who was nominated by President Trump in June, will take over the office held by Channing D. Phillips.”

Washington Post: Fearing revolt from businesses, D.C. to shift focus away from worker protections “Facing growing unrest from business owners and internal division over their priorities, D.C. lawmakers are preparing to take a break from further beefing up labor standards.”

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

Posted September 18 2017 at 9:54 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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