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by Prince Of Petworth February 23, 2019 at 11:45 am 0

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District is currently investigating a shooting which occurred at about 1:30 AM this morning in the 1300 block of Riggs Street, NW. The victim, an adult male, sustained a single gunshot wound to the right leg and was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

If you have information regarding this case, to include surveillance or doorbell camera video of that area, please contact the Department’s Command Informatiin Center at 202.727.9099.”

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by Prince Of Petworth February 13, 2019 at 11:15 am 0


Inside 1320B H Street NE courtesy Locale

From Locale Workspace:

“We recently upgraded our space on H Street with a new layout, adding some new furniture + 2 dedicated desks, as well as introducing new extended hours. In addition, we have also opened up our space to rentals on evenings and weekends for things like workshops, pop-ups and events. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 13, 2019 at 9:25 am 0


via google maps

UPDATE from MPD:

“Last night at approximately 1045pm officers of the First District encountered a vehicle containing several armed subjects in the area of 5th and K Street NE. The suspects attempted to elude capture, fleeing on foot from the vehicle near 8th and I Street NE. All four subjects were stopped in the area, and two handguns were recovered. That number may increase as we continue our investigation. You may have noticed a maintained presence through the early morning areas as we canvassed the area to ensure there was no further risk to the public. The four subjects were all arrested for possessing the illegal firearms, as well as a quantity of suspected narcotics. Fortunately no officers, suspects, or citizens were harmed during this event.”

I inquired if shots were fired and was told:

“We have reports that a suspects weapon was discharged, however we will not be able to say conclusively until the Department of Forensic Sciences conducts a full examination on the weapon. An officers firearm was discharged, however the round did not strike anyone and the circumstances under which the officers firearm was discharged are also under investigation.

Eric first reported around 11pm:

“Massive police presence on H & I ST NE around 7th and 8th streets. Heard what sounded like gunshots and that they’re looking for someone. Never seen anything like it here.” (more…)

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