According to MPD, the sound of gunshots was reported on Thursday night, April 18th at around 10:45pm in the area of Georgia Avenue and Shepherd Street NW.Read More
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On Thursday, February 7, 2019 there was an explosion of gunshots at 5th and Kennedy Street NW. Multiple people were involved, but miraculously, considering the number of shooters, it seems no one was injured. MPD released a video of the shooting from a local retail establishment. There’s a public meeting Friday with MPD to discuss.Read More
Readers reported hearing the sound of gunshots on Sunday evening, April 1st, around 8th and Varnum (also reported at Webster and Illinois Avenue, but this was the same incident... sound just carries).
It's a wacky story.Read More
MPD sent out an email yesterday about an arrest made of two individuals who had guns and drugs on them. The hope is that the arrest leads to a decrease in some of the local violence around and between Crittenden and Kennedy Streets.Read More
MPD responded to the sounds of gunshots at Randolph and Georgia Avenue this afternoon around 2pm. Reportedly, a man was shooting a gun at Metro buses. MPD shot the suspect, who was taken to the hospital for surgery. Video.Read More
This summer has seen an increase in gun violence that is understandably making residents very agitated and looking for someone to both blame and provide solutions. Neither is easy to find.
Residents met with MPD and DC gov leadership at the Hamilton Recreation Center on Wednesday evening, August 24th to discuss the recent shooting at Hamilton Park on August 18th and talk through the issue. The takeaway is that residents are upset, and DC agencies don't have concrete strategies.Read More
It's been a busy day for the officers and detectives of the Metropolitan Police Department in PSA 407. There was a shooting around 4pm this afternoon on the 4500 block of Illinois Avenue, then this evening MPD responded to a report of the sounds of gunshots at 8th and Decatur StreetRead More