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Early Morning Shooting Near Nats Park; Gun Recovery at 14th and V; Gun Recovery in Brookland (with a harrowing account)

by Prince Of Petworth August 17, 2016 at 9:30 am 4 Comments

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From MPD:

“Alert: Shooting at 0258 hrs in the 1400 block of 1st Street SW. Lookout for a cream or tan colored vehicle”

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From MPD:

“In the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 17th, MPD was called to the 2000 block of 14th St. NW for a man with a gun. 3D officers were on-scene within seconds and conducted a traffic stop on V St. NW where (1) male was arrested for Carrying (2) Pistols Without A License.”

From MPD:

“On August 16, 2016, at about 3:15 p.m., members of the Fifth District made 2 arrests and recovered a Glock pistol in the 1800 block of Jackson St NE.”

In response a resident shares some details on the Brookland listserv:

“Police were chasing two young men… In their attempt to flee, they ran the stop sign on Jackson at 18th without stopping. Their vehicle impacted a mother and her infant child who were traveling south (up the hill) on 18th.

The Baby was transported. Unknown on the extent of injuries. Both men fled on foot and were caught by mpd.”

  • Zora

    Dear God. That is horrible.

  • TT

    Much appreciation to MPD – you all have a difficult, dangerous job that I could not do.

  • Maiden of Mount Pleasant

    Awful. I’m so sick of this s*!+!!!

  • Ally

    Hope the Mom and baby are doing okay, all things considered! And props to the police for doing a good job and taking more of these nitwits off the street, even if the courts choose to spit them right back out.

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