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Ed. Note: The GoFundMe for the victim is closing in on $35,000 of it’s $40,000 goal. Thanks to all who’ve given.
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announce an arrest has been made regarding an Assault With Intent to Kill (Gun) offense that occurred on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, in the 100 block of Kennedy Street, Northwest.
At approximately 12:23 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries.
On Wednesday, January 02, 2019, 20-year-old William D’Sean Wrice, of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault With Intent to Kill (Gun).”
“On January 1, 2019, our friend was shot in the head as an innocent bystander in NW DC. He is critically injured and will need surgery, rehabilitation time, and lots of medical care.
The last thing he, his girlfriend, his family, or his dog need to worry about is money. So if you’re able, please chip in what you can and share with your networks so we can help out. Thank you.”
Did you see this story of an innocent bystander getting shot in the head near Jackie Lee’s?”
NBC Washington reported:
“It appears that the victim in this case may have been an unintended target who was visiting one of the local establishments here,” police chief Peter Newsham said.”
“On Tuesday, January 1, 2019, around 12:20pm, Fourth District units responded to the 100 block of Kennedy ST NW for a sounds of gun shots. Upon their arrival they observed a victim who had been shot. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment and is currently in critical condition. There is no usable lookout at this time.
Anyone with any information is encouraged to call MPD on 202-727-9099.”
And unfortunately lots of other shootings reported yesterday. From MPD: (more…)
Ed. Note: Not to belittle the seriousness but the burglar crashing into the cat’s water bowl upon entry is pretty great.
“The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in reference to a Burglary I incident which occurred in the 4900 block of 4th Street, NW, on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at approximately 11:30 AM. The subject was captured by a nearby camera.
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From MPD around 9pm yesterday:
“First District Units are currently investigating calls for gunshots around the area of the 600 Block of A Street SE. Anyone with information pertaining to this is encouraged to call (202) 727- 9099 or email me directly at [email protected] Thank you.”
“On December 25, 2018, at approximately 9:06 pm, several gunshots were reported in the 400 block of Longfellow St NW.
Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact MPD at (202) 727-9099.”
From Jackie Lee’s:
“Our 1 Year Anniversary Party is just TWO DAYS AWAY and we want to party with YOU to celebrate!! We’ll have the following for all those who come to celebrate with us:
• $1 off all booze all night
• $5 plates of bacon until kitchen closes
• $6 Pork or Veggie Banh Mi sammies from 5-7pm with the purchase of any drink
As well as both our Happy Hours: (more…)
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A reader reports:
“My husband and I awoke to several shots at 9th & Madison St NW and a dozen or more squad cars in the neighborhood around 11/11:30 last night and I was trying to find more information. Sounds like it was an active weekend in the neighborhood and maybe it’s related.”
Anyone else hear this?
“On Sunday November 18, 2018, at approximately 6:25pm Fourth District members responded to call for sounds of gunshots, in the 800 block of Jefferson ST NW. Upon their arrival they located a victim, who had been shot multiple times. The victim was suffering from life threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
This case is actively being investigated by MPDs Homicide Branch. Anyone with any information is encouraged to call MPD on 202-727-9099.”
A reader reported:
“I heard eight or so shots. Heard a similar number near there yesterday [Saturday] at 8pm.”
Another reader heard the Saturday 8pm shooting was around 5th and Kennedy Street, NW.
Some tasty teaser photos after the jump. (more…)
805 Kennedy Street, NW
Thanks to John for sending. The liquor license placard says:
“Seating Capacity of 18 inside. Total Occupancy Load of 18. Sidewalk Café with 10 seats.”
Taqueria Distrito Federal opened up here back in August 2008. May they have many more delicious, fun filled years ahead.
Well this is awesome. From ANXO:
“Join us Saturday, October 27th for the 2nd annual Happy Trees Community Festival. (more…)