“The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in reference to an Assault with Intent to Rob incident which occurred on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at approximately 5:00 pm in the 2700 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest.
The victim was walking in the area when two suspects began to walk next to him, flashing a gun. The suspects demanded property and began to assault the victim. The victim was able to flee the scene without the suspects obtaining any property. The victim sustained minor injuries.
Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a traffic fatality that occurred in the 2500 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest on Saturday, July 2, 2016.
At approximately 8:46 pm, members of the Third District responded to the scene of a traffic accident. The decedent was operating a 2005 Mercedes-Benz traveling southbound at a high rate of speed when it struck a 2010 Ford, F-150 pick-up truck in the rear. The impact caused the Ford to cross the double yellow line, mount the east side curb, strike a tree and light pole, overturn, and come to a final rest. Meanwhile, the Mercedes mounted the west side curb, struck a chain link and a fire hydrant, and overturned. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services arrived on scene where they found no signs of life, and the driver of the Mercedes was pronounced. The driver of the Ford was transported to an area hospital and treated for minor injuries.
The decedent has been identified as 50-year-old Vincent King of Wheaton, MD.
This case remains under investigation. The Metropolitan Police Department is asking anyone with information about this case 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.”
“At approximately 11:00pm on 5/30/16 the victim was walking in the 700 block of Fairmont St. NW when he approached several males in the block. One of the males shot the victim. The victim suffered from non-life threatening injuries. Third District Detectives are currently investigating.”
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I’m trying to find some info on an accident victim.
There was a crash in front of my house late Wednesday/early Thursday, around 1am. A grey/silver moped rear-ended a car stopped at a red light at Georgia and Irving NW, across from Bruce Monroe park. He must have been going pretty fast. I heard the accident from my front bedroom and ran outside. A woman was already calling 911, but no one was assisting the man. I ran into the 77 shop on the corner there and asked for a clean cloth. They didn’t have one, supposedly. Maybe they didn’t understand what I was asking. They only offered me paper towels. I then ran back into my house to get a clean bath towel. The rider was laying in the middle of the street, bleeding profusely from his head. His helmet had come off on impact with the rear window of the car. I applied consistent pressure to the wound with the clean towel for about 10-15 minutes until the ambulance arrived. I kept talking to the man, trying to keep his eyes open, and keep him awake. He asked me repeatedly what my name was, and I told him. I couldn’t seem to get him to tell me his name, where he was going, or where he was coming from. He murmured at some point that his mother was in Colombia. His phone was dead (or possibly broken from impact) and because he landed on his head (twice) he may have had spinal trauma, so I didn’t want to move him to try and find his wallet.
When they took him away he held on to my hand and wouldn’t let go until the paramedics forced him to. They wouldn’t let me go with him because I wasn’t a friend or relation. And I don’t know which hospital they took him to. (more…)