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Sweet. From Events DC:

“Broccoli City Lifestyle Group, the creators behind one of America’s largest independent music festivals, Broccoli City, announced today the launch of Park Up DC, a pop-up drive-in movie summer series, in partnership with Events DC.

The series will take place on the RFK Campus beginning Friday, July 17, 2020, at 7:30 PM, and will run through Sunday, October 31, 2020. Read More

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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, July 4, 2020, in the 1400 block of Cedar Street, Southeast.

At approximately 9:21 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a juvenile male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 11-year-old Davon McNeal, of Southeast, DC.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.”

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From MPD:

“On 6/30/20 at approximately 11:12 p.m., First District officers responded to the 14th St SE and L St SE to assist members of DCFEMS who were on the scene after a vehicle collided with a tree and parked vehicle. Officers found evidence that gunshots had been fired from the vehicle prior to the collision, and the occupants of the vehicle had fled the scene. Two firearms were recovered. A short time after the traffic crash, an adult male victim responded to an area hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the lower extremities. The victim did not provide a lookout for the suspects.

First District detectives are actively investigating this incident. If any member of the public has information or video of the incident, please contact the First District Detectives Office at (202) 299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.”


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From MPD:

“On June 30, 2020, at approximately 8:50 pm, Fourth District Units responded to the 300 block of Van Buren ST NW, in reference to a shooting. Read More

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From MPD:

“On 6/15/2020 at approximately 6:55 PM, an MPD K9 officer was flagged down for a carjacking that just occurred near the intersection of 11th St SE and Pennsylvania Ave SE. A witness saw the victim on a scooter stopped at a traffic light when a suspect punched the victim and pulled him off of the scooter before riding away. Read More

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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, in the 1000 block of 15th Street, Southeast.

At approximately 9:43 pm, members of the First District responded to the 1500 block of K Street, Southeast, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an unconscious adult male, inside of a vehicle, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Read More

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From MPD:

“On 6/8/20 at approximately 02:44 a.m., First District officers responded to the 1200 block of I St SE for the sounds of gunshots. Immediately after the initial call, another call came in for a traffic crash in the block. Officers responded and found that a Dodge sedan had collided with two parked vehicles in the block and the occupant[s] had fled on foot. Additionally, there was evidence of gunfire and damage to several other parked vehicles in the block. Read More

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Photo by Brandon VerVelde

Brandon reported: “mugging/assault on 1500 block of Constitution Ave NE. Three assailants fled on foot. Thankfully neighbors saw it go down and were out to help in seconds. 5+ squads and an ambulance

From MPD: “The First District is currently investigating a robbery that occurred this evening at approximately 7:55 pm in the 1500 block of Constitution Ave NE. The victim reported that they were approached by several suspects, who began punching him in the face before taking his wallet. Read More

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Photo by PoPville flickr user angela n.

Ed. Note: A LOT of folks were confused by this message many received on their phones last night. It was not a shelter in place order (at this time, anyway.) Seems like some officers are confused too.

“Dear PoPville,

Not sure if this is happening elsewhere in the city. We have a nanny share between our two children and one other child. Today the Nanny took the kids out for a walk around the neighborhood, like she does everyday for exercise and fresh air. Today police saw her, asked if she was going to Lincoln park, she replied no, that she was just walking around and making sure they avoid people. Police told her she can’t do that, she is not allowed to leave the house and she must go home. Read More

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