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DC Police Union – Daily News Clips – November 28th, 2016

Summary

Marquette Tyler, 26, of Southeast, was found lying on a sidewalk unconscious and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds late Tuesday near the Fairlawn neighborhood. Tyler was pronounced dead at an area hospital. No suspect information is available. • Breyona McMillian, 16, was fatally shot on Friday morning near the Capitol Hill neighborhood. McMillian, who was visiting family for Thanksgiving, was the unintended target of gunfire when a large group gathered outside of the Potomac Gardens housing complex. The shots are believed to have been fired from a car that sped into a courtyard or driveway at the complex. • Anthony Young, 27, was fatally shot and a woman was wounded in the Navy Yard neighborhood on Sunday afternoon. Police said Young and the assailant knew each other. • A man was killed in a shooting near Barry Farm on Sunday evening. The victim had yet to be identified Sunday night. No suspect information is available.

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Crime Updates

WUSA9: Deadly holiday weekend in D.C. “Mayor Muriel Bowser held a press conference Sunday evening with D.C. Police after a dangerous weekend in the District. Interim Police Chief Peter Newsham asked for the public’s assistance in identifying and apprehending suspects involved in recent shootings. A 16-year-old girl was shot and killed during a drive-by shooting that occurred in the 1200 block of I Street in Southeast on the day after Thanksgiving. Friends and family of the girl, Breyona McMillian, gathered Sunday evening at a vigil.”

Washington Post: City officials decry rash of violence, seek help finding killer of 16-year-old girl “D.C. officials pleaded for public help Sunday evening in finding the person who fatally shot ­16-year-old Breyona McMillian, a student who was visiting family for Thanksgiving when she was gunned down Friday. Police say McMillian was the unintended target of gunfire when a large group gathered in the 1200 block of I Street SE, near Capitol Hill, on Friday morning…The other two shootings, which were not believed to be related, occurred Sunday afternoon. Just before 1 p.m., Anthony Young, 27, was fatally shot and a woman was wounded in the 600 block of L Street SE, in the Navy Yard neighborhood. Police said Young and the assailant knew each other.”

Washington Post: D.C. police investigate two shootings blocks and hours apart in Southeast “A man was killed by gunfire Tuesday night in Southeast Washington, and another man was shot and wounded hours later and two blocks away, according to D.C. police. Authorities said they do not believe the two shootings in the Shipley Terrace neighborhood, near Suitland Parkway and Alabama Avenue, are related. The first shooting occurred about 8:40 p.m. in the 3300 block of 22nd Street SE. A police report says a man was found lying on a sidewalk unconscious and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Police said the man was pronounced dead at an area hospital. He was identified as Marquette Tyler, 26, of Southeast. About 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, police said a man was shot and wounded in the 3300 block of 23rd Street SE., about a five-minute walk from the earlier shooting.”

WTOP: US Postal Service mail carrier assaulted, robbed in DC “A Postal Service mail carrier was assaulted and robbed by two men Saturday night after he had finished a delivery and was returning to his postal vehicle in Northeast D.C. The mail carrier was approached by the two men in the 2300 block of 2nd Street Northeast when one of them pointed a gun at the carrier’s head and made him lie down on the ground, said Frank J. Schissler from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service in an email. The suspects assaulted the man, pistol whipping him, and stole his personal items including his mail satchel, phone, shoes and a wallet with $10 inside, NBC Washington reported. The suspects were wearing black masks and dressed in all black, Schissler said.”

Washington Post: Police looking for suspect in attempted rape at Grand Hyatt hotel in D.C. “D.C. Police are searching for a man who assaulted a woman and attempted to rape her at a Northwest Washington hotel, authorities said Sunday. The assault occurred Saturday night in a hotel room on the 11th floor of the Grand Hyatt Washington, at 10th and H streets NW near Metro Center, according to a D.C. Police incident report. A woman told police that an unknown man pushed her up against a bed, held her at knife point and demanded she remove her clothing, the report said.”

WJLA: Male individual arrested for assaulting DC paramedic “A male individual was arrested early Friday morning after he reportedly assaulted a paramedic in Southeast DC, according to DC police. Police report, around 12:45 a.m. DC Fire was called to the 4300 block of Halley Terrace for a welfare check. Upon arrival, a male individual refused to cooperate and got into a fight with a paramedic.Authorities say the paramedic was assaulted and taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington City Paper: Inside the Mayor’s secretive search for schools chief “Mayor Muriel Bowser’s search for a new D.C. Public Schools chancellor was billed as a nationwide endeavor with no specific time schedule, an abiding respect for community engagement, and adherence to the ‘letter of the law.’ On Tuesday, Bowser fulfilled that pledge—at least in part—by announcing her selection to replace Kaya Henderson as the new DCPS chancellor: Antwan Wilson, superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD).”

Public Safety

WUSA9: One injured after kitchen fire “A fire at a home in Northeast D.C. left one person injured, D.C. Fire and EMS said. It happened in the 500 block of 34th Street in the first floor kitchen, officials said. The person injured was treated and released on scene.”

WTOP: Construction to affect drivers on Massachusetts Ave. “Driving through Embassy Row may be even slower than usual during the final days of November as roadwork begins on Massachusetts Avenue. The District Department of Transportation said beginning Monday, Nov. 28, Massachusetts Avenue will be reduced to one lane both ways between Dupont Circle and Scott Circle during the midday hours. The work is scheduled to take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and all day long on Saturday.”

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Posted November 28 2016 at 10:23 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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