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From MPD:

“The Fifth District has received information, through an anonymous third party, that an adult female was walking near the intersection of New York and Florida Avenues, NE, on Saturday July 13, 2019, around 11:30 AM, when she was suddenly pushed into the street by an unidentified male. Thankfully, no cars were coming and the female only sustained minor abrasions as a result of falling down. Read More

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From MPD:

“With regret, this evening at 1610 hours a call for a man down was reported. A male subject was located in the 1100 Block of North Capitol Street NW suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. MPD’s Homicide Branch is actively investigating this case and will release further information as the investigation proceeds. Read More

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inside 501 Morse Street NE

From a press release:

“Washingtonians will get to experience the world’s largest collection of authentic Hip-Hop artifacts and memorabilia when The Source magazine founder and D.C. native Dave Mays brings “The Hip-Hop Museum Pop-Up Experience” to the District this summer with the help of title partner Hennessy.

The new pop-up exhibit will celebrate its official grand opening on Thursday, July 11 at D.C.’s trendy Union District Oyster Bar & Lounge (501 Morse Street NE) in the Union Market District. The five-week pop-up, ending on Thursday, August 15, will introduce the first-of-its-kind upscale Hip-Hop theme restaurant, bar and lounge concept. Read More

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Warning graphic/violent video

Thanks to all who’ve shared this awfulness. The video above shows a taxi on 14th Street in front of DCUSA (props to the women behind the taxi for saying something) and Wonderland at 11th and Kenyon Street, NW.

Then Deputy Mayor Donahue tweeted on Sunday around 5pm:

“A short while ago, people heard loud bangs inside Union Station & fled the building. ⁦‪@DCPoliceDept‬⁩ & ⁦‪@dcfireems‬⁩ immediately responded.

• There is no active shooter
• There are no gunshot wound victims
Appears that the loud bangs were fireworks being set off

THERE IS NO EXCUSE. NONE.

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From MPD:

“The Fifth District is investigating an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon that occurred on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at approximately 8:00 PM in the 100 block of Florida Avenue, NE.

The victim reported that as they were standing in the block, a vehicle approached and one of the occupants of the vehicle fired a paintball gun at the victim. The victim was struck by the paint balls and was taken to an area hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries as a result of the assault. Read More

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From MPD:

“On Monday, June 17, 2019 at approximately 1:30 AM, Fifth District members were flagged down in the 1800 block of 2nd Street, NE by a victim who reported that two suspects had just attempted to carjack him at gunpoint.

The officers quickly located one of the suspects in the 300 block of V Street, NE and were able to apprehend him.

Also recovered during the investigation was a Glock 19 semi-automatic handgun, which was equipped with a high-capacity magazine and loaded with 28 rounds of ammunition.

This is yet another example of the fine work done each day by the members of the Fifth District!”

and

“On Monday, June 17, 2019 at approximately 1:27 AM, members of the Fifth District observed a vehicle that was taken during an Armed Carjacking (Gun) offense on the Sixth District.

The vehicle fled from the officers, and a pursuit was initiated in the 1200 block of Brentwood Road, NE. The pursuit ended when the carjacked vehicle was involved in a traffic collision with a street curb in the 1900 block of 9th Street, NE.

Four suspects were subsequently placed under arrest for Armed Carjacking and Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle.”

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From MPD at 2:30am:

“Shooting in the 1200 block of North Capitol Street NW. Lookout for a B/M, medium build, wearing all black clothing and black and red Nike shoes.”

Later:

“The First District is currently investigating a shooting which occurred inside the 1200 block of North Capital Street NW. An adult male was found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Once more information is available an update will follow. Anyone that may have seen anything or may have any information about this case please contact the First District Detectives Office at 202-299-2025 or the Command Information Center at 202-727-9099”

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