DC Crime Summary – April 16th – April 21st
While off-duty, Officer Sfoglia saw a man collapse inside a convenience store, and he called 911 as well as administered chest compressions until the man regained consciousness. For this heroic act, D. Sfoglia was awarded MPD’s Life Saving Medal on Monday, April 18th. • There were three people killed this past week – 37-year-old Paul Ivey, 34-year-old Matthew E. Smith, and 35-year-old Jayvon Marshma. Authorities have arrested one suspect, 26-year-old Dani Hilliard, in connection with Mr. Ivey’s death, and all three homicides are still under investigation. • Additionally, Kelby Ronald Gordon, 29, was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 46-year-old FBI Janitor, Gabriel Turner, this past March. • And Charles Sims, 29, were and Maurice Bellamy, 17, were arrested and charged with the first-degree murder of a 30-year-old Secret Service officer Arthur Baldwin.
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NBC Washington: Metropolitan Police Department Recruit Awarded Lifesaving Medal “A recruit officer proved he has what it takes to be a Metropolitan Police Officer, receiving the department’s Lifesaving Medal Monday after just four months at the Metropolitan Police Academy.”
WJLA: Agencies plan coordinated effort to reduce summer gun violence in D.C. “Today representatives from an array of law enforcement agencies met to seek a coordinated effort to keep a lid on gun violence in D.C. this summer. Mayor Muriel Bowser called the meeting. Last summer the city witnessed a dramatic uptick in the number of fatal shootings.”
Washington Post: Southeast Washington man found slain after ShotSpotter detects gunfire “A 34-year-old man was shot and killed early Thursday in Southeast Washington. Police said they were alerted to the incident by a ShotSpotter, a device that detects gunfire. When officers arrived in the 1600 block of 16th Street SE, they found a man outside a home with gunshot wounds. The shooting occurred about 1:20 a.m.”
WUSA9: Man found inside DC apartment fatally stabbed “A man is dead after he was found suffering from stab wounds inside of an apartment in Southeast, D.C. early Friday morning, D.C. police said. Officers responded to the 4400 block of Livingston Rd. in Southeast, D.C. around 1:30 a.m.”
Washington Post: Man found shot to death early Sunday in Adams Morgan “D.C. police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded early Sunday morning in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Northwest Washington. Police received a 911 call reporting the sound of gunfire and at 3:11 a.m. were dispatched to the 2500 block of 17th Street N.W., near H.D. Cooke Elementary school.”
Washington Post: D.C. police investigate stabbing death of man in Southeast Washington “D.C. police on Friday arrested a suspect hours after an early morning fatal stabbing that occurred inside an apartment in Southeast Washington. Dani Hilliard, 26, of Southeast, was arrested on a charge of second-degree murder while armed. The suspect could have an initial court appearance later Friday or on Saturday. Police identified the victim as Paul Ivey, 37, of Southeast.”
Washington Post: Youth, 17, charged with fatally shooting Secret Service officer in robbery “Arthur Baldwin Jr., an officer with the U.S. Secret Service, parked his silver Nissan Altima on a road in Southwest Washington. He was not at work that December afternoon. He was waiting for a friend.”
Washington Post: Man arrested in killing of FBI employee, ‘an unintended target’ “As Gabriel Turner walked out of his mother’s Southeast Washington home and headed to the store on March 24, a confrontation between two people was brewing on the street. One of them produced a gun and opened fire, D.C. police said.”
Fox5DC: EXCLUSIVE: Attack on 2 children in DC apartment believed to be retaliation for shooting arrest “A D.C. community is trying to understand why someone would attack two innocent children in their own home. Police think it was an act of retaliation and all stems from a shooting of a 7-year-old girl earlier this month. The situation in Ward 8 over the last few days has taken an increasingly violent tone as there have been a series of shootings and retaliatory events in this Southeast D.C. neighborhood.”
Washington Post: Four shot, wounded in three incidents in SE, NW Washington “Four people were shot and wounded within about four hours in the District Monday in what appeared to be three separate incidents. In the first incident, which occurred in the Anacostia area of Southeast, a man and a male victim who was less than 18 years old, were shot near Green and Galen streets, in the 2200 block of 16th Street SE.”
WUSA9: Police looking into sex abuse allegations at NE, DC school “Metropolitan Police are looking into allegations of sex abuse at Chavez Schools’ Parkside High School Campus in Northeast, D.C. A police report, filed on March 8, indicates someone reported that a student and teacher were engaged in an "inappropriate relationship."”
Fox5DC: Police search for missing 14-year-old girl last seen in NW DC “D.C. Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl last seen Thursday in the northwest. Kehiry Rosa-Huezo went missing from the 1200 block of Park Road at around 4:30 p.m.”
Public Safety News
NBC Washington: Woman, Child Rescued from Burning Apartment in NW DC “A woman and a child were rescued from a burning apartment building in northwest Washington early Saturday morning. The D.C. Fire and EMS Department said the fire broke out around 7 a.m. in the 3100 block of Sherman Avenue, NW. Crews on the scene were able to safely remove a woman and child from a second floor apartment.”
Fox News: More than 150 passengers reported freed from DC Metro train stuck in tunnel “More than 150 passengers were safely evacuated from a D.C. Metro train that got stuck in a tunnel shortly before the afternoon rush Thursday, Fox 5 reported. Police rushed to the Rosslyn station in Virginia to investigate. It’s unclear what caused the train to get stuck.”
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