A reader reported: “Heard what sounded like a shootout from my apartment on 16th in Mt pleasant. Sounds coming from Columbia Heights. Can now hear choppers circling”

From MPD around 10pm: “Alert: Shooting Investigation in the 3100 block of 16th Street NW. Lookout for a B/M, wearing a light gray hoodie with dreadlocks.”

From MPD around 11pm: “Alert: Double Shooting Investigation at the intersection of Tennessee and C Street NE Lookout for a white sedan.”

Update from MPD: Read More

Catherine and many others write around 7am this morning: “Does anyone know why on earth there’s a helicopter circling above Columbia Heights at this hour???”

Besides it being a park police helicopter not much else is known as of 9am, stay tuned.

From MPD around 6am: “Shooting Investigation in the 1500 block of Maryland Ave NE. Lookout for a B/M, wearing blue/white clothing with a W/F.”

From MPD:

“The First District is currently investigating an Armed Carjacking that occurred in the 1300 block of Potomac Ave Se on August 29,2022 at approximately 11 pm. Read More


J. writes: “Car crash westbound Benning Rd at 17th St NE this morning. Looked like everyone got out, but there were a couple ambulances headed that way after I passed.”

DC Fire and EMS reported: “Crash with vehicle overturned 17th St & Benning Rd NE. #DCsBravest on scene with 3 patients who self extricated. All require EMS transport for injuries.

And thanks to L. for sending the carbque from Riggs Road, NE: Read More


via google maps

MPD reported: “Alert: Shooting Investigation at 0015 hours in the 1800 Block of Benning Rd NE. Lookout unknown.”

Alan Henney reported: “DOUBLE SHOOTING WITH AUTOS AND RESIDENCE STRUCK BY GUNFIRE AS WELL— in the area of 18th St and Benning Rd NE-DC. At least two found shot so far; BOTH are still conscious.”

Updates when/if more is released.


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