From MPD:



“Alert: Shooting investigation in the 900 block of Shepherd Street, NW. Read More

From MPD: “Alert: Shooting Investigation in the 1500 block of 4th St NW. Lookout for 2 B/M’s, 1 wearing a black hoodie and jeans and 1 wearing a grey hoodie and black and red shoes last seen eastbound in the 300 block of P St NW.”


“Alert: Shooting Investigation in the 3300 block of 14th Pl SE. No Lookout.
Have Info? Call 202-727-9099 or Text 50411″

Updates from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy in Northwest D.C.

On Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at approximately 3:43 p.m., Third District officers responded to the 1400 block of New Jersey Avenue, Northwest for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located 16-year-old Maurice Jackson, of Northeast, DC, Read More

via google maps

Metro Transit Police reported Monday night:

“MTPD on scene of shooting in bus bay at Congress Heights Stn occurred ~10:11 pm. 2 shot – 14-yo male non-life threatening injury & 17-yo male transported w/critical injuries pronounced deceased at hospital. Investigation ongoing. MPD will take lead as it is now a homicide.”

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday, January 2, 2023, in the 1200 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast.

At approximately 10:10 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, the members located two juvenile male victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victims to area hospitals. After all life-saving efforts failed, one of the victims was pronounced dead. The second victim is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The decedent has been identified as 17-year-old Martez Toney, of Southeast, DC. Read More

photo by DC Fire and EMS 4:14pm Saturday: “Images from 2nd Alarm 2700 block King Ave SE. An exterior attack continues using heavy duty water streams from aerial ladders & other master stream devices. Collapse appears imminent”

The Washington Post reported: “The fire blazed on the campus of St. Elizabeths Hospital in Southeast Washington, the first federally operated psychiatric hospital in the United States, and a place where innovative techniques were introduced in psychiatric treatment. Read More


Some interesting tweets from WMATA this morning:

“We’re continuing to look at ways to reduce fare evasion. The image shows a prototype customers will see at Fort Totten.”

“Here is another prototype shown that will be at Fort Totten to help reduce fare evasion.”

Also of note:

“We also have a new screen inside Columbia Heights. This screen will be an outward display of our security system.

“We want criminals to know we are watching you, and we will not tolerate any criminal behavior in our system.” says @wmatagm” Read More


From a press release:

“On Sunday, September 11 the 13th Annual DC State Fair will take place in Congress Heights at Gateway DC on the Saint Elizabeth’s East Campus from 10:00am to 5:00pm. This marks the return of the annual event to an in-person format for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. The daylong celebration of all things homegrown is unique among local fairs and festivals: it is run entirely by volunteers and is free to attend.

Like state fairs across the country, the DC State Fair celebrates all things local – the agricultural, culinary, and artistic talents of the people who live or work in or frequent the District. The DC State Fair includes contests, local entertainment, hands-on educational workshops, children’s activities, a cocktail garden, local food vendors, and even a pet parade. Read More

“Dear PoPville,

Today is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, which kicks off Wear Orange Weekend. We wear the color orange to honor victims and survivors of gun violence, a tradition begun by the loved ones of Hadiya Pendleton, who was killed at a Chicago playground in 2013.

Moms Demand Action DC and our partner organizations, NAARC DC and the Friends of Oxon Run, invite people of all ages to enjoy a beautiful Saturday afternoon in the park. Read More

photo by Zak

From MPD:

“The Fourth District is currently investigating a shooting in the 3500 block of Georgia Avenue NW. A male victim was found suffering from gunshot wounds to the leg. The victim was transported to a local for what is believed to be a none life threatening wound.

Anyone with information is asked to contact MPDC at 202-727-9099 or text 50411″

A reader reported at 8:19pm: “Drive-by shooting on Georgia between Otis and Newton NW. 3 explosive shots, screams then a car peeling away. A lot of emergency vehicles on scene. It’s been a rough 24 hours in this area”

and Read More

next to 1290 Alabama Ave, SE rendering via WMATA


“Metro joined with minority-owned Standard Real Estate Investments, Trammell Crow Company, and non-profit affordable housing developer National Housing Trust, to announce a transit-oriented development made possible through the sale of Metro’s vacant land adjacent to Congress Heights Metro Station. Read More


“Executive Assistant Chief Ashan Benedict provides an update to an off-duty MPD officer involved shooting that occurred 10/20/21 in the 1200 block of 28th St NW.”

From MPD:

“Agents from the Force Investigation Team of the Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) Internal Affairs Bureau are investigating an MPD officer involved shooting that occurred on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, in the 1200 block of 28th Street, Northwest.

At approximately 12:17 am, an off-duty MPD officer observed two suspects, both brandishing firearms, while they were conducting an armed robbery at the listed location. The officer engaged the suspects and discharged his weapon, striking one of the suspects. The other suspect then discharged his weapon in the direction of the officer and both suspects then fled the scene. One suspect was later apprehended by responding officers with assistance from the United States Secret Service, Uniformed Division. Officers rendered first aid to the suspect until he was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The other suspect made good his escape.

The suspect’s firearm was recovered and can be seen in the photo below: Read More


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