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Stabbing Outside Brookland Metro, Shooting in Woodridge, MPD Shots fired in Foggy Bottom, (some arrests made)

by Prince Of Petworth July 22, 2015 at 8:52 am 7 Comments

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A reader wrote around 6:30pm last night:

“The police blocked off the grassy area between the bus bay and 10th street, and areas are roped off with crime scene tape.”

WUSA9 reported:

“According to Metro Transit police, the boy was stabbed in the torso just before 5 p.m. on the sidewalk near the bus bay outside the station.”

The also report a 17 year old was arrested.

From @DCPoliceDept just before midnight:

“Shooting @ 2339hrs 18th ST NE/Rhode Island Ave LOF 2 B/M 25/35 Y/O 5’6 WHITE T JEANS MULTI COLORD HAT W/ GUN 2ND B/M BLK JEANS BLK T/7160″

From GW Public Safety around 3:30am:

MPD shots fired incident. Two suspects in custody

“At approximately 3:30 a.m., the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) notified the George Washington University Police Department (GWPD) of an attempted carjacking in progress off-campus and that officers were chasing a suspect in the direction of GW’s campus. While still off-campus, MPD officers in pursuit fired in the direction of the fleeing suspects. While this incident was unfolding, a resident student called to alert GWPD of a suspicious person hiding near Munson Hall, located at 2212 I Street. GWPD relayed this information to MPD and in turn captured the suspect.

There is continued police presence along the I Street corridor between the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station and 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue and along 23rd street while MPD finalizes its investigation. There may be some residual police activity that continues into the mid-morning.

Campus safety is a community responsibility, and we thank our community member for her awareness and actions, which led MPD to be able to make a quick arrest. Call GWPD at 202-994-6111 if you need assistance or notice anything unusual or suspicious.”

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