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From MPD:

“Chief of Police Cathy Lanier and Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department responded to a police-involved shooting that occurred on Sunday, May 29, 2016, in an establishment in the 300 block of H Street, Northeast.

At approximately 6:29 am, an off-duty officer observed an adult male carrying objects from the listed location in his arms and backpack. The officer attempted to stop the individual for shoplifting, when the suspect produced a firearm. The suspect failed to comply with the officer’s commands and the officer discharged his weapon. The suspect’s weapon was recovered on the scene.

The suspect was transported to an area hospital in critical but stable condition.

Investigation into this incident continues. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 202-727-9099.”

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From MPD Sunday just after 8pm:

“The Third District is currently working a confirmed shooting in the 1300 block of 7th Street NW. Initial investigation is that the individual was shot while inside of a building. Detectives are currently on scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred inside a residence in the 1300 block of 7th Street, Northwest, on Sunday, May 29, 2016.

At approximately 7:41 pm, members of the Third District responded to a call for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival on the scene, members located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 32-year-old Russell Crawford of Suitland, MD.”

Custom artwork created by Rockets Are Red.

From an email:

“Phoenix. Bon Iver. Vampire Weekend. Vashti Bunyan. St. Vincent. Refused. Will Butler of Arcade Fire. Odd Future. Ellie Goulding. Mudhoney. Jason Isbell. Dawes. Philip Selway of Radiohead. Thurston Moore. Father John Misty.

No, this is not a new festival lineup; these are artists who have graced our stage over the span of one decade.

For 10 years, Rock & Roll Hotel, an independently owned and operated venue and nightclub in Washington, DC, has hosted on-the-cusp breakthrough artists and legends alike. An original, integral member of the H St Northeast neighborhood revitalization, Rock & Roll Hotel continues to be a major influence in DC’s music scene. It has garnered a reputation as a music venue dedicated to developing and renewing the ever diverse independent music scene and history of Washington, DC; the choices behind the anniversary lineup are a reflection of this.

We are very excited to celebrate a full 10 years in our city, and look forward to many more to come supporting and celebrating the independent music community.

Tickets for all anniversary shows go on sale Friday, May 20 at 10am.”

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No good deed…

From MPD:

“Unarmed Carjacking: 800 block of 11th Street, NE: The complainant reports that at about noon today she was flagged down by a B/M standing in the roadway. The complainant stopped to assist and was assaulted by the B/M subject who jumped into her vehicle and drove away and into an adjacent narrow alleyway where he crashed her SUV into a telephone pole and fled on foot. The vehicle experienced front end damage. Lookout is for a B/M, late teens–early 20’s, 5’4” wearing a black sweatshirt, no further description. This case is OPEN and we seek your assistance in providing information that will further this investigation.

This case is being investigated by the First District Detectives Office. Anyone with information is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099. You can also use the TEXT TIP service by texting information to 50411.”

3rd and H St, NE

A reader reports:

“Just saw this sign go up at the new building on the southeast corner of 3rd and H NE (across from the Giant).”

craft beer cellar
301 H Street, NE

Craft Beer Cellar reports:

“Glorious Friday!

Craft Beer Cellar DC has received their building permit; construction begins on Monday! We can see the finish line, oh yes we can.”

Their website says:

“We are a craft beer bottle shop, whose primary focus has always been the best beer that we can get our hands on. We spend our lives in search of beers made in breweries just down the street or on the other side of the world, that are well-crafted and good examples of either their style or what we think excellent beer should be, keeping in mind that “style” is not everything. We are not snobs, we are beer geeks! We are students of our trade and take great pride in learning everything we can about beer; how it’s made, what the ingredients are, what we should drink it from, what food a beer pairs well or can be made with. We like to tinker with draft systems, tap faucets and kegs, and have been known to brew some pretty ridiculous beer, ourselves. We are your local beer bottle shop and in many states, draft bar for growler fills or in-store draft service. We are good beer, good people, and good times! (more…)

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“our puppy, Geoffrey, went missing from our front yard at 13th & Maryland Ave NE yesterday (5/11) around 4:30pm. He’s an 11mo old unneutered Welsh Terrier, and weighs about 20 lbs. He is wearing a red collar with ID tags and if anyone spots him or picks him up, we’d be grateful to get a phone call at 802.370.0851 or 757.968.0444.”