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DC Police Union – Daily News Clips – December 8th, 2016


A shooting in the Anacostia neighborhood has left a 26-year-old man critically injured. The man was taken to the hospital with 11 gunshot wounds, and despite his serious injuries he is expected to survive. • Police are searching for three suspects in a violent attack that took place near the Eckington area on November 26. Surveillance video shows the suspects attack the victim violently and take the victim’s phone, debit cards and identification.

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Crime Updates

Fox5DC: Man critically injured after Southeast DC shooting “A shooting in Southeast D.C. has left a 26-year-old man critically injured, according to officials. The shooting happened steps away from a Metropolitan Police Department crime deterrence corner, which houses an electronic billboard that warns: CCTV cameras in use by MPD. The man was taken to the hospital with 11 gunshot wounds, and despite his serious injuries he is expected to survive.”

Fox5DC: Officials search for suspects involved in violent DC attack “A violent attack that took place in D.C. on November 26 has police searching for three suspects. The attack took place in the 500 block of Morse Street, Northeast, on Saturday, November 26, around 3:00 a.m. In surveillance video you can see three individuals approach the victim, they showed their gun, and then demanded money. You can then see the suspects begin to assault the victim violently, and they then take the victim’s phone, debit cards and identification from the pockets.”

WJLA: Police investigating report of sexual assault at Georgetown Waterfront “U.S. Park Police officials say they are investigating the report of a sexual assault at the Georgetown Waterfront. Authorities say they are not sure if this case is connected to the series of other sexual assaults recently reported in Georgetown. According to police, a man grabbed a victim at around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The victim, who authorities say was walking in the 3200 block of the Georgetown Waterfront Park, was able to get away and call the police.”

WUSA9: MISSING: Brother and sister from Southeast, D.C. “D.C. police need the public’s help in finding a pair of missing siblings from Southeast. Janiya Davis, 15, and her brother Jermaine, 12, were last seen Sunday, November 27 at about 7 p.m. They were together at the time. Janiya was wearing pink pants and a pink shirt. Jermaine had on blue pants and a gray shirt. Police did not have a photo of Jermaine available. The brother and sister are students at Johnson Middle School.”

Mayor and City Council

WTOP: DC mayor wants changes to landmark paid-leave plan “D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says she has concerns about landmark legislation approved by a D.C. Council committee to offer paid family leave to D.C. workers and says changes need to be made to the bill before it gets to her desk. ‘There will have to be some concessions made for small businesses,’ Bowser told reporters Wednesday after an event marking the official start of the MacMillan Park redevelopment project. ‘The type of tax increase that they’re talking about is really untenable for a lot of people.’”

Public Safety

WJLA: Metrobus crash in Southeast D.C., 10 transported to hospital with minor injuries “A Metrobus was involved in a crash with another vehicle in Southeast D.C. on Wednesday night, D.C. Fire and EMS officials report. The crash happened near the intersection of South Capitol Street, SE, and Firth Sterling Avenue, SE. According to Metro, a W4 bus was turning onto S. Capitol Street, SE, when it crashed into another vehicle. Metro says one person on the bus suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Fire officials say one person was extricated from the second vehicle. Fire officials say approximately 10 people were transported to the hospital, eight were on the Metrobus, and two were from other vehicles involved . Two people reportedly refused to go to the hospital after being evaluated. All are suffering from minor injuries.”

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Posted December 08 2016 at 10:52 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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