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From MPD:

“On today’s date at approximately 0614 hours two men were shot while standing in front of 1657 11th Place Northeast. Both men were shot in the leg, C-1 was shot twice and C-2 was once. The men were conscious and transported to local hospitals were they will be treated for their injuries. The suspect’s description has been reported as two black males, operating a grey, 4 door vehicle. The suspects were last seen driving south on West Virginia Avenue.”

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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Friday, June 14, 2019, in the 1600 block of West Virginia Avenue, Northeast.

At approximately 1:18 am, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the report of the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located an unconscious adult male victim, inside of a vehicle, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Read More

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From MPD:

“Fifth District Detectives are investigating an ADW Gun that occurred at approximately 7:15pm in the 1600 block of Trinidad Avenue, NE. Officers responded to the location for the report of gunshots being fired in the block and, upon arrival, they located an adult male victim suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information related to this crime is encouraged to call MPD at 202-727-9099, or text the information anonymously to 5-0-4-1-1.”

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Photo by bowtch

Thanks to bowtch for sending on Saturday around 5:30pm:

“car drove into a house at 15/U. There was another car involved that I didn’t get in the photo though so just fyi. But somehow the truck ended up where it was.”


Photo by Blaise

Thanks to Blaise for sending photos from Florida Ave NE and 12th Street NE. This was the ghost bike installed after Dave Salovesh was hit and killed here in April. Read More

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12th and Florida Ave, NE

Grant sends photos from the Ghost Bike installation Saturday morning.

DC Bicycle Advisory Council Statement on the killing of Dave Salovesh:

“The District of Columbia Bicycle Advisory Council issued the following statement on the killing of Dave Salovesh.

The BAC mourns the tragic loss of Dave Salovesh, a community leader struck and killed April 19 while bicycling on Florida Avenue NE.

Individual BAC and Pedestrian Advisory Council members issued the following joint statement:

“The cycling and pedestrian community has lost a passionate advocate to a needless death. The majority of the D.C. Bicycle Advisory Council, with support of members of the D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council, calls on the Council of the District of Columbia, Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Metropolitan Police Department, and the District Department of Transportation to enact further protections for cyclists and pedestrians, and to provide more funding for safety, enforcement, and facilities for cyclists and pedestrians throughout the District.” Read More

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Bekah Richards

From MPD:

“Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit are investigating a traffic fatality that occurred on Friday, April 19, 2019, in the intersection of 12th Street and Florida Avenue, Northeast.

At approximately 10:00 a.m., an automated license plate reader alerted that there was a stolen white van in the area of Benning Road, NE. Metropolitan Police Department Fifth District officers saw the stolen van near the area of Benning Road and Florida Ave, NE and attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver refused to stop for the officers and fled the area. A short time later, officers from the Fifth District discovered the driver of the stolen van was involved in a traffic crash at the intersection of 12th Street and Florida Avenue, NE. The preliminary investigation into this crash revealed that the driver of the stolen van was speeding, while traveling westbound on Florida Avenue NE. Read More

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