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From MPD:

“On 9/9/19, at approximately 12:24 a.m., officers from the First District responded to the 1500 block of First Street SW for the sounds of gunshots. While searching the area, the officers found an unoccupied vehicle that had been struck several times. Additionally, two windows of a nearby building were also shattered. Fortunately, no one was injured as a result of the gunfire. There were no usable descriptions of suspects on the scene. Read More

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Unfortunately I was out of town over the weekend and received many messages about crime reports over the weekend. While I try to tweet these out as I get them, I’m posting them here for posterity and our historical record. Thanks to all who messaged me and apologies for the late reply.

From Friday:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a Burglary One and Second Degree Sexual Abuse offense that occurred on Friday, August 30, 2019, in the 1300 block 30th Street, Northwest.

At approximately 1:30 AM, the suspect gained entry to a private residence. Once inside, the suspect sexually assaulted a female victim. The suspect then fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 20-30 years in age, with bald or short hair. He was last seen wearing a black shirt.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727 9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.”

From Saturday August 31st:

“The First District is currently conducting an investigation into shots being fired in the 1100 block of I St SE. At this time no one has been struck. A vehicle in the area was struck.

The suspects involved in this incident have been described as 2 black male juveniles riding a blue and black Revel Moped. Read More

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From MPD around 9:15pm:

“First District members are currently investigating a call for sounds of gunshots in the 1300 block of 1st Street SW area… Officers are in the area and haven’t found any evidence as of yet, anyone with information relating to this call is asked to call 202-727-9099 or email me directly at [email protected]

You can also send us your anonymous TEXT TIPS 50411″

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Photo by Jason Kopp

From a press release:

“It’s back! In its biennial boat-home tour, Southwest DC’s colorful liveaboard community will open its doors to visitors on Saturday, October 5 from 10 AM to 3 PM. The self‐guided tour at the Wharf Gangplank Marina provides visitors the opportunity to visit 23 of the most fun and unique homes in Washington DC. Boat owners and docents will also be available to answer questions about the boat‐homes and the liveaboard lifestyle.

This is the first time that the floating homes of the Wharf Gangplank Marina have been open to the public since the opening of the District Wharf in October, 2017. The District Wharf has positively redefined the Southwest waterfront, and the chance to tour this unique community is not to be missed. Read More

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Thanks to Meredith for passing on from M Street Yoga:

“Today, M Street Yoga will be closing its doors after five wonderful years in SW DC! We are so grateful to our dedicated students and the community for welcoming us from the very beginning.

Over the past two months, since we announced the closure, so many of you have been incredibly supportive. You have shared stories of your personal growth, opened up about how this studio became your “home away from home,” and encouraged us to feel at peace with our decision. Southwest DC is a special place, and with this kind of support for local and small businesses, it will stay that way. Read More

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From a press release:

Pendry Hotels & Resorts, today announced its further expansion into the Mid-Atlantic with Pendry Washington D.C. – The Wharf. The 140,000-square-foot hospitality development located within Phase 2 of The Wharf, is set to begin construction this summer. This new addition to The Wharf will bring the Pendry Hotels & Resorts refined sense of modern-day luxury hospitality to the waterfront neighborhood in 2022. Read More

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From MPD:

“On July 16, 2019 at approximately 7:00 pm the victim was walking to meet a friend in the 1300 block First Street SW. The victim called his friend to let her know he was at the location when four suspects walked up behind the victim and pushed him inside one of the residences. The suspects went through the victims pockets taking his property while armed with a hand gun and knife. Fortunately the victim was not injured. The suspects then fled the scene in an unknown direction. Read More

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From MPD (sent at 12:45am):

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 2900 block of 14th Street NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with a gunshot wound to the upper body.

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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