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Shots Fired reported in Columbia Heights around 7:30pm and later around 12:20am

Readers started reporting at 7:29pm: “just heard a whole bunch of what sure sounded like gunshots on Sherman Ave by Girard St. A bunch of cops pulled up quickly”

“Just heard like 6 gunshots near 11th and Kenyon”

Then at 12:21am: “Wonderful. That was about 20 gun shots in the alley next to my house just now. Columbia Heights”

“That was loud. And a lot.”

“Good, the helicopter’s finally here to see who’s still on site 10 minutes later”

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District seek the public’s assistance in locating suspects and a vehicle in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, in the 1300 block of Columbia Road, Northwest.

At approximately 12:20 am, the suspects discharged firearms in the direction of a group at the listed location. One victim sustained gunshot wounds and sought treatment at a local hospital. The suspects fled the scene.

The suspects were captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in this video:

The suspects’ vehicle, described as possibly being a black Dodge Charger, can be seen in the photos below:

Anyone who can identify these suspects or vehicle or has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.”

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Thanks to Malcolm for sending from K near 16th St, NW around 2:20pm:

Karen joined the Well-Paid Maids team as a cleaner in January 2021, and she was recently promoted to an operations manager! This well-deserved promotion is part of Well-Paid Maids’ effort to deliver better customer service with responses to phone calls and emails seven days a week.

To celebrate Karen’s promotion, we caught up with her to learn more about her time at Well-Paid Maids, the area’s only certified living-wage cleaning company.

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The Potomac Roasting Company is stocked with excellent coffee to meet almost any palate. But that’s not the only good news. We now offer free shipping for orders over $35.

The Potomac Roasting Company is a local micro-roaster specializing in artisan coffee. We precision roast high-quality beans sourced from small farms in Latin America and Africa that are owned and operated by women. We will make sure that your coffee is roasted the way you want it and delivered fresh.

Our newest coffee comes from Mbozi, Tanzania. We secured a shipment just before this small batch of delicious beans sold out. In Swahili, Usawa means balance and Kahawa means coffee. The beans are grown on small farms that are part of a cooperative promoting gender equity and market access for women. This is a smooth and balanced coffee that is sure to please.

We also received coffee shipments that were delayed following the tragic collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge. That includes the most recent harvest of La Morena coffee beans from Huehuetenango, Guatemala. We have plenty in stock, so that you can stock up! Rounding out our specialty coffee choices are fresh roasts from prime coffee-producing regions of Colombia and Peru.

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