DC Crime Summary – June 17th – 23rd
There were two homicides and several other violent crimes in the District this past week. • After Stephanie Goodloe, 40, was shot and killed Saturday morning near the Potomac Avenue Metro station, Donald Hairston, 49, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. • Wayne Jerome Dailey, 59, was shot and killed near Gallaudet University early Monday morning. No suspect information is available at this time, and authorities are actively investigating the incident. • Whittney Mowrer, 27, was arrested and charged with stabbing a man Sunday evening at the Georgia-Avenue Petworth station. The victim was taken to a local hospital, and according to authorities, the incident was domestic in nature. • According to reports, DC Police arrested a 17-year-old boy who threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend and her family. An AK-47 and more than 180 rounds of ammunition were found in the juvenile suspect’s home.
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Washington Post: D.C. mayor, police chief call for ‘common sense’ gun reform “Flanked by tables filled with assault rifles and long guns, the District’s mayor and police chief warned Thursday about what they called a proliferation of high-powered weapons on the streets of the nation’s capital.”
Washington Post: Man fatally shot near Gallaudet University in Northeast Washington “A man was shot and killed early Monday near Gallaudet University in Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 2:45 a.m. in the 1600 block of Montello Avenue NE, in a residential community off West Virginia Avenue and about a block from the university’s campus.”
Washington Post: D.C. police investigating woman’s shooting death in Southeast “An adult woman was shot to death along Kentucky Avenue in Southeast D.C. early Saturday morning, and police are investigating it as a homicide.”
Washington Post: Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run in Southeast Washington “Authorities said a bicyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle early Thursday in a hit-and-run in Southeast Washington. Few details were immediately available. Aquita Brown, a D.C. police spokeswoman, said the victim had not been identified as of 9:30 a.m.”
Washington Post: Suspect arrested in Saturday death near Capitol Hill “A suspect has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting of a woman church worker that occurred Saturday just east of the Capitol Hill area. D.C. police said Sunday that Donald Hairston, 49, of District Heights, Md, was arrested in the death of Stephanie Goodloe, 40, of Southeast. Goodloe was the coordinator of youth ministry at the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church.”
Washington Post: Man arrested in June 2 fatal shooting in Northeast Washington “D.C. police have arrested a 24-year-old man in a June 2 fatal shooting in Northeast Washington, according to the department. Hakeem Burroughs of Northeast, who was arrested Tuesday, was charged with second-degree murder while armed and could make an initial appearance in D.C. Superior Court on Wednesday.”
Washington Post: Ex-boyfriend charged with killing coordinator of church youth ministry “Two weeks before the director of a church youth ministry was killed in her home near Capitol Hill Saturday, she was granted a temporary restraining order against her ex-boyfriend after she alleged he banged on her door and slashed her tires.”
Washington Post: April death of D.C. man who was shot last year ruled a homicide “The death of a 59-year-old D.C. man who was shot last year was determined last week to be a homicide, D.C. police said. Authorities said Charles Wilbert Lancaster, of Southeast was shot around 2:45 p.m. April 16, 2015, in the 100 block of Ridge Road SE.”
Fox5DC: DC woman arrested for stabbing at Georgia Ave-Petworth Metro station “A 27-year-old D.C. woman has been arrested for a stabbing at a Metro station, Metro Transit Police said. Whittney Mowrer is charged with assault with a deadly weapon after wounding a man with a knife at the Georgia Ave-Petworth station Sunday evening.”
NBC Washington: DC Teen With AK-47 Threatened Attacks, Police Say “A teenage boy told his ex-girlfriend he would shoot up her home, school and her mother’s workplace, according to D.C. police — and they say they found he had the assault rifle and ammunition to do it.”
NBC Washington: Man Sought After Allegedly Laying Condom on Woman on Metro Train “A D.C. man is wanted on assault charges after a woman reported to police he put a fluid-filled condom on her shoulder on a Metro train, police say. An arrest warrant issued Wednesday alleges 25-year-old Lawrence Nathaniel Harris, of Northeast, assaulted the woman, Metro Transit Police said.”
Public Safety News
NBC Washington: Bill to Expand DC Cyclists’ and Pedestrians’ Rights Advances “A proposal to expand cyclists’ and pedestrians’ rights when they are hit by cars advanced Tuesday in the D.C. Council. Currently, if D.C. cyclists are found at all at fault in a crash with a car, they are unable to sue the driver.”
NBC Washington: Metro’s General Manager Appoints New Chief Operating Officer “Metro’s general manager has appointed a new chief operating officer. Metro’s general manager has appointed a new chief operating officer. Leader previously served as the head of subway operations at New York City Transit.”
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