Update: Thanks to those who passed on from MPD:
Suspect in custody following barricade in the 3900 block of Pennsylvania Ave SE https://t.co/v0KORkj6Os
— DC Police Department #StayHomeDC (@DCPoliceDept) May 18, 2020
Woke up to a lot of queries about a huge police response on Georgia Ave starting just after 2am:
“did anyone just hear/see the 2 helicopters and dozens of police cars that just sped down Georgia Ave?”
“Saw about 20 cop cars heading from Silver Spring towards DC. Looks like a helicopter was in tow. Anybody know why?” Read More
Rendering via Hines
From a press release:
“Hines, Urban Atlantic, and Triden Development Group along with joint venture partner, Bridge Investment Group, announced today they have closed on one and a half acres at The Parks at Walter Reed to develop The Hartley, a 323-unit luxury, multifamily property, anchored by natural and organic grocer Whole Foods Market. Santander Bank N.A. and EagleBank are providing the construction financing.
Construction on The Hartley is expected to begin in May 2020 with completion of the project in early 2022. Read More
Thanks to Jill for sending for sending this beauty above from Forest Hills.
And thanks to Ari for sending the cool shot below from Brightwood: Read More
4pm Sunday Okie at Fenwick Street, NE
From Council Member McDuffie’s office: “Shooting in Ivy City: Okie Street NE is blocked off between the 1300 & 1500 block. Multiple victims appear to have non life threatening injuries. We will provide updates as information becomes available.”
“Update: Unfortunately, one of the victims has succumbed to their wounds and has been pronounced dead. We will provide additional updates as MPD makes them available to the public. Anyone with information is asked to call @dcpolicedept at 202-727-9099 or text 50411.”
Update from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District and Homicide Branch announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery that occurred on Sunday, February 23, 2020, in the 1300 block of Okie Street, Northeast.
At approximately 2:22 pm, the suspects, who were in a vehicle, approached the victim at the listed location. The suspects exited the vehicle and approached the victim in an effort to take the victim’s property. One of the suspects brandished a handgun. A struggle ensued in which the victim took the handgun and shot both suspects. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the suspects to an area hospital, where one suspect succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The second suspect was treated for non-life threatening injuries and placed under arrest. A third victim was also treated at a local hospital for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
The decedent has been identified as 20 year-old Daniel Jackson, of Southeast, DC.
On Sunday, February 23, 2020, 21 year-old Dominique Davis, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery. Read More
via google maps
“The Fourth District is investigating a shooting that occurred on January 30, 2020, around 7:20 p.m. in the 5900 block of Piney Branch Road. The lookout is for an adult male dressed all in black seen fleeing on foot towards 13th street. The adult victim was transported to the hospital for treatment. Anyone with video or information is asked to contact MPDC at 202-727-9099 or text to 50411.”
Ed. Note: Earlier in the week multiple gunshots were fired nearby.
via google maps
“Sounds of Gunshots – 1300 block of Peabody St NW
On January 27, 2020, at approximately 0152 hours, an unknown suspect fired multiple gunshots, causing property damage. There were no injuries. There is no usable lookout. Ballistic casings were located and recovered.
Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact MPD at (202) 727-9099.”
“On Monday, December 16, 2019 at approximately 2:22am, MPD units responded to the 900 block of Hamilton St. NW to investigate sounds of gunshots. Units recovered three shell casings. There were no reported injuries or damage to property.”
“On Monday, December 16, 2019 at approximately 1:51am, MPD units responded to the 400 block of Nicholson St. NW to investigate sounds of gunshots. Units recovered four shell casings. There were no reported injuries or damage to property.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call (202)727-9099. You can also send us information anonymously at TEXT TIPS 50411.”
Rendering via Hines
Das ist riesig, c’est énorme, esto es enorme – THIS IS HUGE!!
“The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.” ―Anais Nin
Boom. Back in 2016 this space was, briefly, planned for a Wegmans grocery store. North Country – get your dancing shoes! From a press release:
“Whole Foods Market has signed a 40,000-square-foot lease to anchor the Hartley at the Parks at Walter Reed, a 3.1 million-square-foot master-planned community from Hines, Urban Atlantic, and Triden Development Group. The leading natural and organic grocer is among the latest signature additions to the dynamic transformation of the former Walter Reed medical campus, the largest site under development in Northwest Washington, D.C.
Construction on The Hartley is expected to begin in early 2020 with completion of the project in early 2022. Read More
400 Michigan Avenue, NE
Full report from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fourth District have announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with Intent to Kill offense that occurred on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, in the 400 block of Michigan Avenue, Northeast
At approximately 9:12 am, the suspect intentionally struck an adult female victim that was walking at the listed location. As an adult male victim came to the aid of the female victim, the suspect attempted to strike them both with the vehicle. The suspect then exited his vehicle and engaged in a physical altercation with the adult male victim. During the altercation, the suspect brandished a knife and stabbed the male victim. The suspect then fled the scene.
The adult male and female victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries by DC Fire and EMS. The suspect fled the scene in the vehicle and was apprehended a short time later by responding officers. The detectives’ investigation revealed that this offense is domestic in nature.
On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 48 year-old Dorsey Lee Mack III, of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with Intent to Kill.” Read More
via google maps
From MPD sent at 3:37pm:
“Alert: Shooting, 5500 blk 3rd St NW, Lookout is for a Red Nissan Altima occupied by a B/M wearing all black and a mask”