The Fourth District is currently investigating an Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm that occurred on Sunday, August 2, 2020, at approximately 12:57am in the 3900 block of 4th Street NW.
Property damage was reported.
Anyone with information or video is asked to contact MPD at 202-727-9099 or Text 50411.”
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“Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser authorized the release of body-worn camera (BWC) videos related to three deaths involving Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officers. The BWC footage is being released pursuant to the Council of the District of Columbia’s Comprehensive Policing and Justice Reform Second Emergency Amendment Act of 2020.
The BWC footage for the following three incidents is now available on MPD’s website:
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Photo by Ryan Ermey
Last night Ryan tweeted us: “After years of late night running in this city, a first: a drive-by paintballing on Georgia and Kenyon. Careful out there!”
In an email he shares more details of what happened: Read More
Thanks to T. for sending: “the 4700 block of 36th St NW. They did leave the nuts, which I guess is either being considerate or lazy?” Read More
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“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Fourth District is currently investigating a shooting that occurred on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in the 4700 block of 15th Street NW at approximately 9:34pm. An adult male sustained a non-life threatening injury. Read More
I’m the UPS driver who got hit with the stray on 14th. I was about to go in to a building and a bullet came from behind and hit me in the hamstring. Went in and out and ended up in the truck somewhere. I flagged down a cop and he put a tourniquet on to stop the bleeding. Read More
Thanks to Julie for sending: “10+ shots fired very quickly along 14th between Girard and Fairmont; guy went into 14th itself, shooting across 14th before running south down west side of 14th”
Another reader reported at 3:25pm: “Like 20 shots fired near 14th and Fairmont-Girard”
Photo by Stephanie Stouffer
UPDATE I’m getting reader reports a UPS driver may have been injured: “UPS driver hit by gunfire or car. He’s okay, walking it off”
UPDATE: I’ve just seen a photo where UPS driver seems ok but is on a gurney with his leg wrapped next to an ambulance.
Update from MPD: Read More
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“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit announced an arrest has been made in reference to two separate Burglary One and Sexual Assault offenses that occurred in 2014, at a residence, in the 3300 block of Prospect Street, Northwest. Read More
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“On Thursday July 23, 2020, at approximately 2100 hours, Fourth District Officers responded to the 6400 block of 5th ST NW for a report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located two juvenile males, each suffering from a single gunshot wound. Both victims had non-life threatening injuries and were transported to an area hospital for treatment. There is no usable lookout at this time.
Anyone with any information is encouraged to call MPD on 202-727-9099.”
“On Wednesday July 22, 2020, at approximately 1:45 am, Fourth District Unit were canvassing the 6600 block of 13th ST NW, in reference to a suspect that had fled on foot. The suspect was wanted for Simple Assault and was believed to be hiding in the alley. Our MPD Helicopter was utilized to put some extra light on the alley and was flying over the area for approximately 20 minutes. Unfortunately the suspect escaped, but his identity is known.
I just want to keep the community informed about what the police activity was in reference to.
Appreciate this explanation and hope is it continued across all quadrants/sectors.