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Armed Car Jacking and Five Shootings Reported Last Night/Early Morning

by Prince Of Petworth June 28, 2014 at 8:48 am 16 Comments

@DCPoliceDept tweeted:

“Armed carjacking/ 1300 block of whittier PL NW/ LOF B/M 25-26YRS 5’8 LIGHT FACIAL HAIRAROUND THELIP/WHITETSHIRT/BLACK LONGPANTS/BLACK SHOES”

“5D Shooting_1600 Rosedale Street, NE._No lookut at this time”

“1D Shooting- 0244 hrs/ 2nd & Mass Ave NW/ LOF: B/M, blk bike, blk clthg”

“Shooting_0338 Hrs _600 Block of New York Ave NW _ No Lookout”

“7D Shooting_0416 hrs_300 Blk Parkland Place_No Lookout”

“7D Shooting_2354 hours_2300 blk Hartford St. SE_No Lookout”

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred near the intersection of 2nd Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest.

On Saturday, June 28, 2014, at approximately 2:44 am, members from the First District responded to a call for a shooting near the intersection of 2nd Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest.

Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 48-year-old Talbert Mitchell Bright of no fixed address.”

Update 2 from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced that an arrest has been made in the homicide which occurred at 2nd Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest.

On Saturday, June 28, 2014, at approximately 2:44 am, members from the First District responded to a call for a shooting near the intersection of 2nd Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 48-year-old Talbert Mitchell Bright of no fixed address

On Sunday, June 29, 2014, the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force in collaboration with Detectives from the Homicide Branch arrested 30 year-old James Johnson of no fixed address, pursuant to a District of Columbia Superior Court arrest warrant charging him with Second Degree Murder while armed in connection to the homicide of Mitchell Bright.”

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