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DC Police Union – Daily News Clips – November 16th, 2016

Summary

The man died of his injuries after being shot near the Washington Highlands neighborhood on Monday has been identified as Willie Washington, 23, of Southeast. • Carol Holloway, 33, has been identified as the victim domestic-related fatal shooting Monday night in the Woodridge neighborhood. The shooting involved two men. • A PNC Bank in the Capitol Hill area was robbed during lunch hour Tuesday afternoon. Police released photos of the suspect from a surveillance video.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man shot in Southeast Washington dies of injuries “A man who was shot and critically wounded Monday night in Southeast Washington has died of his injuries, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 11:10 p.m. in the 4300 block of Third Street SE, near the Washington Highlands neighborhood. Police identified the victim as Willie Washington, 23, of Southeast.”

WUSA9: Domestic-related shooting leaves man dead in DC “Police are investigating a domestic-related shooting that left one man dead in Northeast, D.C. late Monday night. The shooting happened in the 2300 block of Woodridge St. in Northeast, D.C. around 9:40 p.m., Metropolitan police said. The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Carol Holloway. At this point it is not clear what happened, however police say the shooting involved two men. We will continue to update you as we learn more.”

Washington Post: Capitol Hill bank robbed at lunch hour “A bank was robbed in the heart of Capitol Hill during lunch hour Tuesday afternoon. The robbery occurred at the PNC Bank branch in the 600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE, the FBI said. The robber walked in and passed a note to a teller demanding money, the FBI said. He got cash and left. The branch is in the building developed around the site of an old movie theater, and is about a block west of the Eastern Market Metro stop.”

Washington Post: Man sexually assaulted in cell at D.C. court, records say “An inmate waiting in a cell at D.C. Superior Court was sexually assaulted Friday by another defendant in an attack that was partly captured on security cameras and lasted 12 minutes, according to court records. Prosecutors charged Jerome M. Holliway, 36, of the District with first-degree sexual abuse in the incident. According to court charging documents, a witness in another cell told officers that Holliway choked and punched his 27-year-old cellmate.”

Mayor and City Council

WTOP: DC Council passes ‘death with dignity’ bill “D.C. Council passed the “death with dignity” bill Tuesday, sending it to the mayor for final approval. The bill would allow terminally ill patients over 18 years old, with six months or fewer to live to request lethal medication from their doctors. The council voted 11-2 to pass the measure with council members Brianne Nadeau, Ward 1, and Yvette Alexander, Ward 7, voting against it. In its first reading Nov. 1, some council members expressed the difficulty they were having personally in supporting the legislation.”

WJLA: D.C. government launches Climate Ready plan to adapt to climate change “The District government launched a new plan Tuesday, listing dozens of ways D.C. is preparing for climate change. Lately, some of this work has involved partnerships with the federal government. But after the election, that is now less certain. The D.C. Department of Energy and Environment is currently collaborating with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study the impact of climate change along Watts Branch, a tributary stream of the Anacostia River. Where the stream passed under Division Avenue in Northeast Washington is considered a flooding hot spot, especially with many disadvantaged residents living nearby.”

NBC Washington: DC Mayor - Nation’s capital will remain a ‘Sanctuary City’ “District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has joined a growing number of mayors who say they’ll do all they can to protect residents from deportation after President-elect Donald Trump takes office. Bowser, a Democrat, said in a statement late Monday that the District will remain a ‘sanctuary city.’ The Democratic mayors of New York, Chicago and Seattle have made similar pledges. Trump promised during a campaign speech to ‘end the sanctuary cities’ and said those ‘that refuse to cooperate with federal authorities will not receive taxpayer dollars.’’

Public Safety

WJLA: Partial street closure and power outage reported after water main break in NW DC “A water outage and street closure were reported Wednesday morning on Harvard Street, NW, according to DC Water. Harvard Street was shut down between Sherman and Georgia Avenue for a water main break. By 7 a.m. , emergency crews were expected to be on the scene for approximately two to four hours.”

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Posted November 16 2016 at 10:44 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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