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From MPD:

“On 6/16/20 at approximately 10:15 pm, First District officers responded to the 700 block of 7th Street NW for the sounds of gunshots. Once on the scene, officers found evidence that a gun had recently been fired and began searching for involved parties and witnesses. It is believed that a confrontation between unknown persons led to the gunshots. There are no reports of injuries at this time.

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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“On 6/16/20 at approximately 10:43 p.m., First District officers responded to the 1300 block of Half Street SW for a report of a shooting. On the scene, officers found an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. Read More

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200 L Street, SE via google maps

From a press advisory:

“The District’s Navy Yard Serology Testing Site, where the DC Department of Health (DC Health), in partnership with the Department of Forensic Sciences (DFS) Public Health Lab (PHL), is offering free serology screenings, also called antibody tests. A serology screening is a blood test that determines if someone has previously been exposed to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Individuals interested in getting a serology test should call 1-855-363-0333 to register for testing (must be at least six years old and a DC resident). The testing site is open Monday – Friday, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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1212 4th Street, SE

From TaKorean:

“TaKorean, the DC based restaurant serving Korean & Latin American inspired bowls, salads, and tacos, announces its reopening after a 13-week closure due to COVID-19. TaKorean will open their locations at the acclaimed Union Market and at The Yards in the Capitol Riverfront Neighborhood on Tuesday, June 16th. Read More

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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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1346 4th Street, SE photo by Scott Suchman

From a press release:

“Chef Michael Rafidi announces a May 30 opening for Yellow, a cafe and bakery with Levantine roots, located within his Navy Yard restaurant, Albi, at 1346 4th Street SE. The carryout cafe will be open Wednesday-Sunday from 9am-3pm, offering a taste of the Levant for breakfast, lunch, and all-day coffee. Chef Gregory Baumgartner, who oversees pastry at Albi, also leads the program at Yellow, which merges classic French technique with Middle Eastern flavors. Rafidi puts his mark on the menu with a selection of mezze and pita sandwiches. Read More

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