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“An European-inspired gourmet restaurant, which will be located within a full-service grocery store, selling food and alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises. Seating capacity is 72. Total occupancy load is 105. Summer Garden with seating for 34.”
From MPD – Homicide 400 block Butternut Street NW:
“On Sunday, April 26, 2015, around 2:00 am, MPD responded to the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival two victims were found suffering from gun shot wounds. One of the victims subsequently expired from the wounds. Homicide detectives are conducting the investigation.
If anyone has any information that are asked to call the MPD CIC at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411.”
Update from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 400 block of Butternut Street, Northwest.
On Sunday, April 26, 2015 at approximately 1:59 am, members of the Fourth District responded to the report of a shooting in the 400 block of Butternut Street, Northwest. Upon arrival, they located two adult males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the first victim to a local hospital. The second victim was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia and pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 39 year-old Darryn Conte of Waldorf, Maryland.”
@dcpolicedept tweeted also around 2am:
“Shooting @ 0141 hrs in the 700 Blk 5th Street, NE. Adult male shot with no lookout at this time.”
“Neighbors notified those on our block (9th and O St NW) that the dog below turned up on their doorstep early this morning. They were heading out of town and so dropped it off at the Humane Society on NY Ave.”