2301 Georgia Avenue, NW
We’ve lamented the state of this retail strip many many times over the years. A bunch of the vacant storefronts are being combined to become:
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A reader reports:
“Huge flames at Georgia and Fairmont St, NW. There about 9 trucks and about three ambulances that just arrived.”
Update AlertDC reports:
“Street Closure / Fire: 2719 Georgia Avenue NW The road is closed in the 2500-2900 block of Georgia Avenue NW. Please use alternate route.”
Ga. Ave fire under control. Search found no victims. Some extension 2nd flr. Active investigation of cause as structure was vacant. No injs. pic.twitter.com/97iNhYk68x
— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) December 30, 2016
From MPD on Friday:
“At approximately 2:30pm a call was sent into MPD for a Man With a Gun in the 2100 block of Georgia Ave NW. 3D MPD Crime Suppression Team units quickly responded. After checking in the vacated warehouse at 2100 Georgia Ave., they were able to locate (4) of the (5) individuals who happened to be filming a video….with real (stolen) pistols, one of which was loaded. Subsequently (2) handguns were recovered and (4) individuals were placed under arrest.”
via google maps
“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting that took place at Georgia avenue and Harvard Street NW. One victim has been taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”
MPD also posted on twitter:
“Shooting at 0707hrs at Georgia Ave & Harvard St, NW. Lof B/M, wearing a tan jacket last seen riding a bicycle towards Sherman Ave, NW.”
2606 Georgia Avenue, NW
Finally a little more promising info about HU Market & Deli coming to the former Soul Vegetarian space near Banneker and Howard University:
Anyone stop in for a taste?
It’s not just the stairs – they also have a free food pantry out front. From Pleasant Plains near Howard University and Georgia Ave.
OK it’s really the stairs but this made me smile:
via google maps
From MPD around 2:45am:
“3D is currently working a shooting in the 700 block of Fairmont Street, NW. Two adult male victims with non-life – threatening wounds to the extremities.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center on 202-727-9099.”
On twitter readers reported to @PoPville:
“just heard 5-10 shots fired near Georgia and Fairmont”
“same. Alley is right behind my house and it came from there. Absolutely terrifying”
“heard yell of he went down that alley between Fairmont and Girard extremely loud gunfire”
“heard bursts of -4, -5, -4, -7 travelling from Fairmont & Sherman. MPD now racing around area.”
2737 Sherman Avenue, NW at Girard
A reader reports (thanks to all who’ve emailed):
“So based on the banner it looks like they are planing for a mid-January 2017 opening (lol).”