“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) Internal Affairs Bureau are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in the 800 block of 8th Street, Northeast, on Saturday, December 30, 2017.
At approximately 9:26 pm, members of the First District responded to the listed location for the report of a Burglary One. Upon arrival, Officers encountered the suspect who was standing in the street with an apparent firearm. The officers ordered the suspect multiple times to drop the weapon. The suspect then pointed the weapon at the officers. The officers discharged their service weapons striking the suspect. MPD members rendered first aid to the suspect until DC Fire and EMS arrived and transported him to an area hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries.
On Sunday, December 31, 2017, 34-year-old Kevin Talley, of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault on a Police Officer while Armed.
The suspect’s firearm was recovered on the scene. Upon closer inspection, the weapon pointed at the officers was determined to be a BB gun and is pictured above.
No pedestrians or officers were injured during this incident. The officers involved were placed on administrative leave, pursuant to MPD policy.
The officers had activated their Body Worn Cameras. That footage is currently under review.
This case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (202) 727-9099.”
Thanks to WW for sending just after 9:30pm Saturday night.
5th and Shepard Street, NW. Photo by Jim
“There was a fire early this morning on the top floor of the Bless 7 to 10 Market at the corner of 5th and Shepherd Street in Petworth. DC Fire responded quickly and put out the flames.”
DCFD reported around 7:45am:
“Investigators on scene working to determine cause of Shepard St Fire.
Update 5th & Shepard St NW. Had fire 2nd floor 2 story corner structure with store 1st floor and residential above. Fire under control. No injuries. Request @RedCrossNCR for 5 displaced citizens.
Today’s fire on Shepherd St was accidental and caused by unattended candle. (more…)
via google maps
“The Third District is currently investigating a double shooting at Georgia and Fairmont. 2 adult victims have been transported to area hospitals with non life threatening injuries. Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”
Photos via DC Fire & EMS
DCFD reported 5:30pm Friday:
“Crash with overturned Conn. Ave and Yuma St. NW. At least 3 vehicles involved with 1 overturned. 1 patient being prepared for transport with potentially serious injuries. Other patients being assessed.
Update crash at Conn. Ave & Yuma St NW. 1 serious & 3 minor injuries all adults transported. 3 other adult patients assessed by EMS and declined further treatment.”
Photo by PoPville flickr user Brett Weinstein
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From a press release:
“NOON YARDS EVE
D.C.’S LARGEST FAMILY-FRIENDLY NEW YEAR’S EVE FESTIVAL RETURNS TO THE YARDS
Kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party to culminate with a countdown and balloon drop at noon
WHO: The Yards, D.C.’s most exciting waterfront neighborhood for living, dining and shopping
WHAT: The Yards will host its fifth annual Noon Yards Eve festival, the FREE family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration that transforms The Yards into a holiday wonderland, complete with interactive activities for children and adults. Activities will include: (more…)
Photo by PoPville flickr user Pablo Raw
“Metro today announced special late-night rail service until 2 a.m. on New Year’s Eve, three hours later than normal Sunday closing hours, to provide customers a safe transportation alternative.
In addition, there will be no scheduled maintenance on New Year’s Eve after 6 p.m. or on New Year’s Day. (more…)
If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share for the regular fix please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com with ‘Animal Fix’ in the title and say the name of your pet and your neighborhood. AdoPtville is run by two volunteers who compile these pets weekly from local shelters.
“Wishing everyone a happy new year! Below are some “Happy Tails” from our weekly Adoptville column, as well as information on some of the local rescues who have been featured here, in case you would like to make some year-end donations! And, if you are part of the Happy Tails below, please give us an update on your new family member(s)!”
“Beau was featured by Gray Face Acres, in June 2017. They received multiple inquiries about him, and he was adopted into a wonderful home within a week of being featured on PoPville!”
“Waterfall was featured by King Street Cats in August 2017. A special-needs kitty with a rough past, he was adopted by a PoPville family, renamed Morty, and gained not only a forever home, but a kitty sibling!”
Lost Dog and Cat Rescue – https://lostdogrescue.org/
Gray Face Acres – www.grayfaceacres.org
City Dogs Rescue – http://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/
4Paws Rescue Team – http://www.fourpaws.org/
DC Paws – https://dcpawsrescue.org/
King Street Cats – http://kingstreetcats.rescuegroups.org/
Worthy Dog Rescue – http://worthydog.org/
1108 H Street, NE
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