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Daily News Clips - September 19, 2017

Summary

A 16-year-old boy died Sunday after he was shot multiple times in Southeast D.C., police said. Police are investigating the death of MyAngelo Starnes, of Southeast Washington, as a homicide. Police responded about 8:15 p.m. after an electronic gunshot detection system alerted them to sounds of gunfire. • A woman was killed in a car crash in Southeast D.C. early Sunday after another driver crashed into the car she was riding in head-on, police say. Two other people are seriously hurt.

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Crime Updates

NBC Washington: 16-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot in Southeast DC “A 16-year-old boy died Sunday after he was shot multiple times in Southeast D.C., police said. Police are investigating the death of MyAngelo Starnes, of Southeast Washington, as a homicide. Police responded about 8:15 p.m. after an electronic gunshot detection system alerted them to sounds of gunfire.”

NBC Washington: Woman Killed in Head-On Crash in Southeast DC “A woman was killed in a car crash in Southeast D.C. early Sunday after another driver crashed into the car she was riding in head-on, police say. Two other people are seriously hurt. Talata Williams, of Southeast D.C., died after she was hurt in a crash about 12:30 a.m. Sunday on the 2400 block of Good Hope Road SE, D.C. police said Monday. Williams was 43.”

NBC Washington: Massage Therapist Charged With Sexually Assaulting Customer “A massage therapist allegedly sexually assaulted a customer during a massage, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The victim told D.C. police she was assaulted about 3:45 p.m. Sunday inside Massage Envy on Wisconsin Avenue in Tenleytown. She ran out of the business and called police, prosecutors said.”

Public Safety Updates

NBC Washington: Universities Take Aim at Underground Fraternities to Combat Hazing “Underground or “rogue” off-campus groups acting as substitutes for traditional fraternities and sororities are a focus for colleges and universities across the country, NBC News reported. Last month, Washington, D.C.‘s American University expelled 18 students associated with one so-called underground fraternity, Epsilon Iota, citing “a threat to the safety and well-being of our students.”“

Fox5DC: 4 hurt in early morning crash in Northeast DC “Four people were injured after a crash in Northeast D.C. The one car accident happened on Mount Olivet Road near 16th Street around 2:30 a.m. Monday.”

NBC Washington: Dozens Sworn in as US Citizens at National Archives “More than two dozen people in the area celebrate their new life as official citizens of our country. The group was sworn in Friday morning at a special ceremony at the National Archives.”

NBC Washington: Construction Crews Move to Fix Problem That Caused Orange Line Delays “Orange Line trains were delayed Monday morning after construction issues forced several stations to enforce single-tracking.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. Council poised to overhaul city’s troubled Youth Rehabilitation Act “A majority of the D.C. Council has signed on to a bill to overhaul the District’s Youth Rehabilitation Act, a law that a Washington Post investigation found provided leniency to hundreds of young-adult offenders who went on to rob, rape or murder in recent years in the nation’s capital.”

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Posted September 19 2017 at 10:05 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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