Attempted Bank Robbery in Columbia Heights, Shooting in Rosedale (suspect arrested), Stabbing Downtown, Shooting Victim found in Ledroit Park


From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a person of interest in connection to a robbery which occurred in the 3200 block of 14th Street, NW, on Friday, December 27, 2013 at approximately 2:39 pm.

A subject entered into the location and presented a note to the teller. The teller refused to give the subject any money and the suspect left the scene without obtaining any property.

The subject is described as a black male in his 30’s to 40’s last seen wearing all black clothing with a scarf wrapped around his nose and mouth. The subject can be seen above.

Anyone with information that can assist in the identification of this subject is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099.”


From MPD:

“Friday afternoon about 2:10 pm a 17 year old man was shot near 18th and Benning Road, NE.

He was taken to a hospital with a serious wound.

Last night we arrested the person we believe is the suspect.”


From @DCPoliceDept around 3:30am:



From DC Police Alert:

“3D Shooting_0332 Hours_4th and V Street, NW_No Lookout DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT”

Update from MPD:

“At approximately 3:20 AM this morning a gunshot victim was located at 4th and V Streets, Northwest.

The shooting did not occur in the Third Police District. The shooting occurred in the Sixth Police District.”

10 Comment

  • FloRhide is blowing up. Literally.

  • busy night

  • Cracking down on crime is my top issue when voting this year. I’m tired of it. I want to see somes action.

    • Penny wise but pound foolish…

      Perhaps instead focusing on education, unemployment, and liveable wages thereby reducing the disenfranchisement of the poor might be wiser?

      • You have to do both, actually. It’s not one or the other.

      • DC’s been trying to make poor people rich enough so they can leave and PG County is just as stabby as ever.

        • “DC’s been trying to make poor people rich enough so they can leave and PG County is just as stabby as ever.”

          Sad but true. I was just talking with my grandfather over the holidays, and he was reminiscing about how back in the early 1970s, PG County was home to the idyllic suburbs of the sleepy government town….my how things have changed.

          I wonder when the hipters will start to gentrify PG?

  • Any more info on what went down at the Rosedale Library? The playground was padlocked afterwards but the police left – it wasn’t marked as any kind of crime scene.

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