Georgia and Shepherd St, NW looking south
Full release from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department responded to a police-involved shooting that occurred in the 3800 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
At approximately 1:44 pm, a uniformed MPD officer was flagged down in reference to an unknown individual walking northbound in the 3800 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest, firing a handgun. The officer went to investigate and observed the suspect walking on the east side of the street where it was highly crowded with pedestrian and vehicular traffic. The officer approached the suspect and issued several verbal commands directing the suspect to drop the weapon. The subject ignored the officer’s commands and continued walking and shooting. The officer then discharged his service weapon striking the suspect. The suspect was subsequently arrested and transported to the hospital for further medical assistance.
The suspect’s handgun was recovered on the scene. 22-year-old Marc Jeffers of Northwest, DC was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun), Carrying a Pistol Without a License, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Discharging a Firearm, Possession of an Unregistered Weapon and Ammunition, and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.
No pedestrians or officers were injured during this incident. This case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 202-727-9099.”
Update from the Swift Apartment building (from a reader):
“An individual was randomly shooting at a Metro bus on Georgia Avenue near the construction site across from the Safeway entrance. The DC Police quickly intervened, shot and subdued the individual. Georgia Avenue is currently blocked to all traffic between Quincy Street and Randolph Street. I spoke with one of the Police officers, who told me that the individual has been taken to the hospital and no one else was hurt during incident.”
Update from MPD:
“Georgia Ave will be closed to traffic during PM rush between New Hampshire Ave and Taylor St NW for police activity following OIS”
“So, shooting in #Petworth a few minutes ago… Georgia and Randolph.”
“Several shots in quick succession, definitely a body. Lots of police.”
“Guy randomly shooting a gun on the corner of Quincy and Georgia. Eight shots heard, he ran off. Police called, still on foot.”
“A lot of gunshots on Georgia Ave near the Safeway. Bullet casings up and down the street.”
Georgia and Quincy St, NW looking north
“MPD reports the intersection of Georgia Ave and Randolph St NW is closed due to police activity. Updates are to follow.”
“Whole intersection is closed in all directions.”
“ALERT: Police Involved Shooting in 3800 b/o of Georgia Ave. Details forthcoming. PIO en route”
Great news from MPD: “Hendrix has been located and reunited with their owner!” Update from MPD:
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You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
Get your tickets now!
Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
Come solve a crime that took place in Takoma Park 130 years ago!
HouseMouse Books and Vintage is excited to announce the debut of Escape the Bookshop II, our new limited-run escape room experience. Escape the Bookshop II is a unique group puzzle game that is based on a real crime that took place in Takoma Park around 130 years ago. It is designed and created by HouseMouse to be played in our atmospheric little bookshop. This is not your typical corporate escape room and makes for a memorable evening out with friends or family!
Bookings are now open for game dates in January through April 2024. The game generally takes place Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM but special arrangements can be made upon request. It is designed to be played by a group of 3 to 6 people (ages 16+) and lasts for one hour. No prior escape room experience is needed to enjoy the game.
Join us at Spirits & Spice DC Store as we embark on a spirited journey with the co-owner of the Mount Pleasant Club Whiskey.
Brace yourselves for an unforgettable whiskey-tasting experience where we’ll not only indulge in the smoothness of