2904 Georgia Ave, NW
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“-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting which occurred in the 700 block of Fairmont Street, NW.
On Thursday, July 4, 2013 at approximately 11:29 pm, patrol officers from the Third District responded to the 700 block of Fairmont Street, NW for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
The decedent is identified as 22 year-old Omar Sykes of Northwest, Washington, DC.
On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at approximately 9:45 am, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 26 year-old Rasdavid Lagarde of Northeast, Washington, D.C. He was charged with First Degree Felony Murder While Armed in the shooting death of Omar Sykes.”
This rental is located at 755 Fairmont Street, Northwest:
The listing says:
“Be the first to live in this recently renovated condo!! This gorgeous 2 bedroom/ 2 bath condo is waiting for new tenants! Ideally located in sought after Columbia Heights! Near shopping, short distance to metro, restaurants and hot U Street corridor! Don’t miss out!”
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This 2 bed/2bath is going for $2,800/Mo.
This condo is located at 2910 Georgia Avenue, Northwest:
The listing says:
“Amazing TOP FLOOR unit w/views of the city/National Cathedral. Condo boasts HDWDs,ceramic baths, high ceilings w/recessed lighting, walk-in closet, washer/dryer, stainless steel appliances, granite counter in kitchen. Building/Community has amazing common roof terrace w/ gorgeous views/lounging areas, elevator, bike storage. Close to METRO, shops & bars/restaurants.”
You can see more photos here.
This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $410,000 ($329 monthly fee.)
“The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a shooting death this morning where the victim was found in the 2900 block of Sherman Avenue, Northwest.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact us on 202-727-9099 or text to 50411.”
From CM Jim Graham:
“I have very sad news. A Latino juvenile was pronounced dead from gunshot last might at Washington Hospital Center. He was taken in a private vehicle to hospital from the vicinity of Columbia Road and Sherman Avenue.
We have confirmed that very recently was committed as a ward to the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services. He had a pass to visit that area.
According to MPD, there was no recorded shot spotter reports or complaints of gunshots in this area.
Much more needs to be known about this. I am advised that the car and driver are known to MPD.
For now, our most sincere sympathy goes to his family and friends.”
“At approximately 1130 pm last night, Third District officers were called to the 700 block of Fairmont Street for a shooting. Once on the scene, officers found an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The male was transported to a local area hospital were he succumb to his injury. Further investigation revealed that there may have been some type of argument or struggle in the middle of that block possibly that led to this shooting. If anyone has any information related to this event, you are encouraged to call (202) 727-9099.”
Update from the Washington Post:
The fatally wounded student, 22-year-old Omar Sykes of Northwest Washington, was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead from multiple gunshot wounds to the chest, according to Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Officer Araz Alali.
A police sergeant would not comment on the alleged motive for the shooting.
Update from Council Member Jim Graham:
“My information from MPD indicates that it may have been a robbery that resulted ultimately in this death. A gun may have accidentally fired during that robbery and beating. There is a witness, and there may be video evidence as well.”
Photo of scene Friday morning courtesy S.C.
A reader sends the video above taken 5-23-13 Theft from Auto, Gresham Pl NW.
This house is located at 540 Columbia Road, Northwest:
The listing says:
“Prime location with all the bells and whistles. Owner has spared no expense, all new systems!!!! Just over 2,000 sq ft of complete renovation from top to bottom. Features include 4 br, 3.5 ba , wood floors, gourmet kitchen, european baths, fully finished basement, with deck and parking. Plenty of space in this sun filled home, just waiting for you!!!!”
You can see a virtual tour here.
This 4 bed/3.5 is going for $649,000.
Back in January 2013 we learned of plans for a new restaurant and bar called The Hilltop, coming to the corner of Girard and Sherman Avenue, NW.
From owner Sam Jahanbeen:
The Hilltop needs your help! We’re going in front of the Board of Zoning Adjustments to get a special exception – it’s the final step that’ll allow us to open our (and your) new neighborhood restaurant. It’s an easy process but its very important that we show the neighborhood has our back. With that said, if you have moment – please print, sign, and return this letter of support (below). If possible please send them no later than June 14th, 2013.
Thanks for supporting us – and we look forward to seeing you on opening day!
From an email:
On Wednesday June 5th, Mothership will host Feast of the Beast — a 5 course meal featuring wild boar. The event starts at 7:00 with passed hors d’oeurves; dinner at 7:45. The cost is $135 per person/$185 with pairing. We are taking reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling Elizabeth at 703.981.2874.
3301 Georgia Ave, NW
Check out the menu after the jump. (more…)
Digging has begun at the corner of Georgia and Kenyon Street, NW. It will be a five story apartment building: