From MPD: “Alert: Shooting Investigation in the 1500 block of 4th St NW. Lookout for 2 B/M’s, 1 wearing a black hoodie and jeans and 1 wearing a grey hoodie and black and red shoes last seen eastbound in the 300 block of P St NW.”


“Alert: Shooting Investigation in the 3300 block of 14th Pl SE. No Lookout.
Have Info? Call 202-727-9099 or Text 50411″

Updates from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy in Northwest D.C.

On Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at approximately 3:43 p.m., Third District officers responded to the 1400 block of New Jersey Avenue, Northwest for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located 16-year-old Maurice Jackson, of Northeast, DC, Read More

A reader wrote after our Truxton Inn closing post:

“There was a Circle there at North Cap. and Fl. Ave., called Truxton Circle! Not sure of the date when they took it out, but for years later my mother and aunt would always call that area Truxton Circle!”

And of course, the neighborhood is still called Truxton Circle today – but for those who were not familiar with the history: “Reader Finds Remnants of Truxton Circle Fountain


Thanks to Dylan for sending: “Heard what sounded like a small explosion and this back porch was totally aflame. I think the house is actually uninhabited but it was a pretty serious fire. Fire department was able to put it out impressively fast though.” Read More


via google maps

From MPD: “The Third District is investigating a shooting in the 1600 block of First Street, Northwest. Two adult males were shot; one victim is in serious condition. Anyone with information that may assist is asked to contact 202-727-9099.”

and info on yesterday’s Traffic Fatality: Intersection of 5th Street and H Street, NW Read More


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