Three police officers shot in an ongoing standoff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A routine arrest turned violent in Washington, D.C. this Wednesday as three Metropolitan Police Department officers were shot by a suspect who remains barricaded in his home. The officers were attempting to serve an arrest warrant for animal cruelty charges when the suspect opened fire. The incident, which took place on Hanna Place in the city’s southeastern region, has led to an ongoing standoff with the suspect, who continues to fire shots …

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Manhunt underway after fatal assault of tech executive

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in Washington, D.C. is actively seeking a suspect in connection to the fatal assault of 41-year-old Vivek Taneja of Alexandria, Virginia. Taneja was found critically injured in the early hours of February 2 on the 1100 block of 15th Street NW, a stone’s throw away from the White House. Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered Taneja suffering from severe injuries due to an assault. He was …

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Woman shot to death inside hotel on New Year’s Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the early hours of New Year’s Day, a young woman from Maryland was fatally shot at a hotel in Washington, D.C., marking the city’s first recorded homicide of 2024. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) identified the victim as Ashalei Hinds, an 18-year-old from Clinton, Maryland. Hinds was attending a party at the Embassy Suites Hotel on Military Road NW. According to a law enforcement source, around ten people were present when …

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Four people shot near MLB stadium

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tragedy struck near Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on Thursday morning as a shooting left two individuals dead and another two wounded. The incident, confirmed by the Metropolitan Police Department, unfolded around 11:40 a.m. close to the Friendly Food Market on Half Street’s 300 block at the intersection with O Street. The victims comprised one woman and three men, all adults. In the aftermath of the shooting, two of the victims were …

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Man stabs wife to death during pancake dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Steven Schwartz was arrested in Washington, D.C, after being accused of fatally stabbing his 81-year-old wife, Sharron Schwartz. According to statements from federal prosecutors on Thursday, the deadly dispute was allegedly sparked by Steven Schwartz’s refusal to eat pancakes prepared by his wife. The police were dispatched to the couple’s residence in Northwest D.C. following a report of a stabbing incident. Upon arrival, they found the wife, Sharron Schwartz, inside their home …

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Teen arrested for carjacking FBI agent

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Metropolitan Police Department reported late Tuesday that a 17-year-old has been taken into custody in relation to the armed hijacking of an FBI agent’s vehicle in Washington, D.C. Devonta Lynch, a resident of southeast D.C., was arrested on Monday for his alleged role in the Nov. 29 incident that occurred on 12th Street NE. Metro police have confirmed that Lynch will face charges as an adult under Title 16. The crime …

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Secret service assigned to protect Naomi Biden shot at car thieves in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A U.S. Secret Service agent, appointed to safeguard President Biden’s granddaughter, Naomi, reportedly engaged in a late-night shooting incident involving suspected car burglars in Washington, D.C. The incident unfolded just before midnight on Sunday in the Georgetown district of D.C. Secret Service agents came across what appeared to be three individuals attempting to break into a parked, unoccupied government vehicle, according to the agency’s statement. In the course of the confrontation, a …

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A 12-year-old was arrested for armed carjacking

A juvenile, aged 12, was apprehended by the authorities in Washington, D.C., following his alleged involvement in a carjacking. The incident occurred around 1 p.m. on Sunday at the crossroads of Martin Luther King Jr Avenue and U Street in Southeast D.C., as reported by the Metropolitan Police Department. The victim, a woman who wishes to remain anonymous, reported that the young suspect demanded her car keys. She also noted that he appeared to have …

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Hit-and-run driver kills elderly man while evading Secret Service

A hit-and-run incident took place near the White House in Washington, D.C. The fatal collision has left a 75-year-old man dead after being hit by a car. At the time of the hit-and-run, the driver was attempting to evade U.S. Secret Service officers after a traffic stop. The suspect remains at large. The incident occurred when officers tried to pull over the suspect for an expired registration near the Ellipse and the Washington Monument, just …

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Lyft driver fatally shot in Washington, D.C.

Authorities in Washington, D.C. are on the hunt for the individuals responsible for the shooting death of a Lyft driver, as the city grapples with a recent surge in similarly violent incidents. Nasrat Ahmad Yar, 31, was found shot in his car in the early hours of Monday morning. Surveillance footage captured four suspects fleeing the scene. Nasrat Ahmad Yar, a former interpreter for the U.S. Army, was tragically killed in Washington, D.C. in what …

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