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From MPD:

“On Friday May 29, 2020, at approximately 2130 hours, Fourth District units responded to the 3700 block of Georgia AVE NW, in reference to a call for Sounds of Gunshots. While canvassing the area, they located 1 adult victim, with injuries to the head. The victim was conscious and breathing, suffering from non-life threatening injuries, and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The only lookout we have at this time, is for several juvenile males.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to call MPD on 202-727-9099 or send a text to 50411.”

One reader reported: “Woman in car was shot through windscreen in face (by crossfire?) and drove around the corner to that park to call for help (my friend called 911 for them). Miraculously conscious. She witnessed multiple shooters” Read More

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Thanks to Eric Lee for sending: “Union Market looks ready to open today for guests”

I’ll do a new poll here now that you’ve seen some pictures and guidance:

Ed. Note: Results of a poll we took on Wednesday: Read More

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“Dear PoPville,

I just wanted to give a heads up to runners in northeast (specifically between 2nd-3rd and K-F) of a man that is verbally harassing/chasing runners. I witnessed a runner being harassed by this man Monday near Ebenezers coffee where he screamed at the man and jolted at him. I myself was harassed by him today near Indigo with him using profane language, etc. My boyfriend found him after I came home terrified and he called the police. The police came and reported that other people had called in this individual today as well but they can’t arrest because no crime was officially committed.”

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Photo by Olaf Zerbock

From WMATA:

“Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld today accepted a recommendation of the transit authority’s Pandemic Task Force that face coverings or masks be required when traveling on Metro effective Monday, May 18. The move strengthens Metro’s position on the matter, which has “strongly recommended” the use of face coverings since early April, in accordance with CDC guidance. While the overwhelming majority of riders already comply voluntarily, the requirement is viewed as a necessary step as Metro plans for an eventual recovery with more riders using the system. Read More

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Photo by Clif Burns

“Dear PoPville,

A developer purchased and intends to tear down a church next to our small condo building. He intends to build a small condo building. What kinds of things should we do to protect ourselves during the demolition and construction? What are things to watch out for? We’ve read the horror stories about issues with the foundation or work stalling halfway through a project and want to do as much as we can to be pro-active about mitigating any potential impact to our building with all the work going on next door.”

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Thanks to all for messaging us.

From MPD: “The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 200 block of New York Avenue NW. An adult male has sustained critical gunshot wounds.

Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area as we investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

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Readers started reporting around 1:45pm: “6 gunshots fired rapidly on north Capitol/ NY ave, tons of cops, guy on ground holding his leg”

From MPD:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 1300 block of North Capitol St NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with non life threatening injuries to the lower extremities. Read More

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22 M Street, NE

Thanks to Jonathan for sharing: “next to King Street Oyster Bar in NoMa”

Their website says:

“Inspired by the new approach to overnighting by hotels like Kimpton, W and Aloft, The Duncan Dog Hotel & Day Spa seeks to provide dogs and their owners first class service in a fun and sophisticated atmosphere. Located on M Street NE just off North Capitol, The Duncan plans to offer daycare, boarding and salon services for their customers. Read More

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