Washington, DC

“Dear PoPville,

There is a dog being kept in a van on the Unit block of Bryant Street, NE. Cops and animal control responded but because Dog has food and water and “shelter” they won’t do anything. Dog is howling up a storm. Does the community have more ideas to help the pup?”

Update: “The neighbors tried calling around to the area home depots to determine ownership to no avail. The van was moved by 7 am. Unknown on the status of the dog that was being kept inside”

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A few readers messaged photos from Michigan and North Cap around 7pm. One reader responded:

“About 10ish shots fired from a car around 5:15pm”

Alert DC reported: “MPD reports the 100 block of Michigan Ave NW is closed in both directions due to police activity. Please use alternate route.”

Elsewhere last night MPD reported around 8:30pm:

“Shooting in the 2300 Block of Rhode Island Ave NE. Lookout for a small grey car traveling east on Rhode Island Ave NE. DO NOT TAKE ACTION, CALL 911″

Updates if when more is known.

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via google maps

From MPD:

“On October 15, 2019 at approximately 2:53 PM, members of the Fifth District responded to the Unit block of Bryant Street NE for the sound of gunshots. An adult male victim was subsequently located at an area hospital suffering from two apparent gunshot wounds which were deemed non life threatening.

The offense is being investigated by Detectives assigned to the Fifth District Detectives unit.

Anyone having information relating to the shooting is asked to call (202)727-9099.”

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A reader reports:

“I witnessed a hit and run accident at around 9:25 this morning at the corner of North Capital and Channing (not sure of the cross street, but it was around there). I was a few lanes away from the crash, in no position to stop, but I saw a car speed away from the scene (I’m not clear he was even at fault in the accident) and saw it was a black sporty Chevrolet with a license plate ending in 8085. I tried to follow the car to get the full plate, but he was going faster than I wanted and traffic didn’t allow me to catch up. I called MPD but they didn’t seem especially interested. No pedestrians or bikers were involved, just cars.

Hope no one was badly hurt but perhaps this information is useful to some one.”

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