7th and Ingraham Street, NW
“On April 19, 2019, at approximately 5:26 pm, multiple gunshots was reported in the 600 block of Ingraham Street NW. MPD officers canvassed the area and located a five shell casings. There were no reports of injury or damage.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact MPD at (202) 727-9099.”
“On Friday, April 18th at approximately 4:04pm the Fourth District Police Department responded to the scene of a confirmed Shooting in the 700 Block of Princeton Place NW. A juvenile male suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body was discovered. The victim was unconscious and not breathing. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services arrived on the scene and the victim was transported to a local hospital and succumbed to their injuries. Lookout is for B/M 24-25 black mask, black jacket. (more…)
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“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced an arrest has been made in reference to a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, in the 1900 block of 4th Street, Northwest.
At approximately 1:45 am, the suspect and victim were involved in a verbal altercation at the listed location. During the altercation, the suspect intentionally struck the victim with his vehicle. The suspect then fled the scene. The victim sustained life treating injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. (more…)
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“The Third District is currently investigating a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian at 4th and T streets NW. The pedestrian has been transported to an area hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries. The striking vehicle is described as a dark suv that was last scene northbound on 4th Street.
Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area as we investigate.
Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”
From the LeDroit Park Listserv:
“Sadly, this does not at all appear to be an accident. (more…)
From the MPD 3D Listserv:
“While we saw a few weeks of calm in the area, the homicide on Sunday night is very alarming to us as well. Our detectives are reviewing cameras from the area, and interviewing witnesses to the shooting. I am hopeful that we will be able to get enough evidence to identify the suspect or suspects responsible for this senseless act, and bring them to justice.
Since these incidents began, we increased our deployment of officers to the area with marked and unmarked units, along with plain clothes officers from other divisions within the MPD. We have deployed our light tower to the area almost nightly, and have conducted patrols with DCHA PD. We have also enlisted the help of our partner agencies, to include the ONSE (Officer of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement).
However, the abundance of illegal guns on our streets is still the primary issue, which we have made our priority. Each of the most recent events all share the same thing: The shooter(s) displayed a reckless disregard for human life by firing weapons on the street. There are far too many illegal guns on our streets. What we need to do collectively as a community is change the narrative that recklessly shooting a gun in public or carrying one is ok. What we need is: (more…)