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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting that occurred in the 800 block of 21st Street, Northeast on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

At approximately 10:42 am, members of the Fifth District responded to a call for a shooting. Upon arrival on the scene, members located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital. All lifesaving efforts failed and the victim succumbed to his injuries.

The decedent has been identified as 30-year-old Leo Hackett of Northeast, DC.

A short time later, 67-year-old Wilbert Whitaker of Northeast, DC was arrested. He was charged with Second Degree Murder while Armed.”

1830 H Street Northeast

This house is located at 1830 H Street, Northeast. The listing says:

“Location, location, close to the exciting H Street Corridor, hard wood floors, new hot water heater and furnace, large garage, sold as is cash or conventional. Transportation close including the new H Street Trolley, shopping and amenities,Safeway w/Starbucks golf course minutes from downtown. Sold As- Is needs work.”


You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/1 bath is going for $270,000.

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From MPD just before 11pm Monday night:

“The Fifth District is currently investigating a shooting in the 800 Blk of 20th St NE.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”

Ed. Note: Early Sunday morning there was a shooting homicide in the 800 block of 18th St, NE.


From MPD:

“On Saturday, July 25, 2015, Fifth District received calls for service for sounds of gun shots in the 1600 block of Benning Road Northeast. As units arrived they observed a late model four door sedan leaving the area at a high rate of speed. As the units got closer they discovered that the complaint was onboard and being transported by friends to HUH. Once at the hospital the units learned that the crime scene was in the rear of the Pentacle Apartment Complex which is located in the 1600 block of Benning Road Northeast. Units were dispatched to locate a crime scene. The responding units located the crime scene in the 700 block of 16th Street Northeast. The complaint was identified as xxxxxxxxxx of 15xx Benning Road. xxxxxxx was suffering from a graze bullet wound to her head. She was conscious upon arrival. Ms. xxxxxx is a 28 year old African American Female.”

From MPD:

“On Monday, May 18, 2015, at approximately 10:51 pm, Fifth District officers responded to the 1900 block of EYE Street, Northeast for a shooting.

The responding officers discovered a subject suffering from a single gunshot. The subject was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Anyone who has information is encouraged to call (202) 727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the Text Tip Line by text messaging 50411.”


Ridership on the X2 may have jumped 14% and overcrowding has been virtually eliminated but issues remain. From @MetroTransitPD at 10:10am:

“MTPD and Medics responding to Benning Rd & 19th St NE. Report of brick thrown through windshield of X2 bus. No lookout at this time. #wmata”

“Update Benning/19th: 2 passengers aboard bus sustained injuries (non-life-threatening) and were transported. Investigation ongoing. #wmata”