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DC Police Union – Daily News Clips – November 10th, 2016

Summary

A man was shot several times in the back early Thursday outside a restaurant in the Chinatown neighborhood. Police officers near the area reported hearing 10 to 15 gunshots. The victim was taken to the hospital. • The October 26 death of Ummi Najma Al-Thaqib, 59, of Southeast is being investigated as a homicide. The woman was found dead in her car outside an apartment complex in Upper Central NE. No suspect information is available.

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Washington Post: Man shot several times in back in D.C.’s Chinatown neighborhood “A man was shot several times in the back early Thursday outside a restaurant in downtown Washington’s Chinatown neighborhood, according to D.C. police. The victim was rushed to a hospital and police said he was conscious and breathing. Police officers near the 3 a.m. shooting in the 600 block of H Street NW reported hearing 10 to 15 gunshots, a report says.”

WUSA9: Shooting causes street closures near Verizon Center “A man was taken to the hospital after a shooting in Northwest, D.C. early Thursday morning, Metropolitan police said. The shooting happened at 617 H St. in Northwest, D.C. around 2:40 a.m., authorities stated. A $140,000 BMW sports car appears to have been a part of this incident. Bullet holes were seen on the car. When crews got to the scene they found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital. H St. NW, between 6th St. and 7th St. is currently closed.”

Washington Post: Southeast D.C. woman’s death in October ruled a homicide “Authorities said Wednesday that a 59-year-old woman found dead in her car in October at an apartment complex in Northeast Washington had been strangled and that her death is being investigated as a homicide. D.C. police said they have not made any arrests in the death of Ummi Najma Al-Thaqib of Southeast, whose body was found the afternoon of Oct. 26 in the 3700 block of Jay Street NE, in the Mayfair Mansions apartment complex.”

WJLA: Protests continue around D.C. against President-elect Trump, one arrest made “One person was arrested during anti-Donald Trump protests in the District on Wednesday night, the U.S. Park Police confirm. Protesters moved from the newly-opened Trump International Hotel to the White House and back on the night after Trump was elected to be the next president of the United States.”

WJLA: Suspicious package investigation near Supreme Court “A suspicious package investigation is underway across from the Supreme Court, according to Capitol Police. The investigation is unfolding on 11 2nd Street, NE. 2nd Street is currently shut down between Constitution Avenue and East Capitol Street, NE.”

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WUSA9: Statehood passed for DC, now needs Congressional approval “D.C. residents overwhelmingly voted for the State of Washington, D.C. But before D.C. can become the 51st state, it must get Congressional approval. Now, D.C. leaders admit they have an uphill battle to climb to with a new Republican Congress and president-elect.”

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Posted November 10 2016 at 10:37 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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