Shooting on 1800 Block of 8th Street NW Late Monday Night

by July 17, 2012 at 8:11 am 1,533 0

"Crime news from Borderstan"

Crime news from the Dupont-Logan-U Street area.

According to DC Police, “The Third District is investigating a shooting, which occurred in the 1800 block of 8th Street NW at approximately 11:30 pm, July 16. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411.”

The 1800 block of 8th Street is between S and T Streets NW. There was another shooting on July 7 about two blocks away at 7th and R Streets NW that left one man dead. An arrest was made in that case.

Details from the DC Police Alert: “Shooting at_2321 hours 1800 block 8th Street,NW B/M Medium Build, Black Shirt, Blue Jeans, with Dreadlocks with a handgun in his waistband/L/S northbound 8th Street, NW towards Florida Avenue, NW DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT #I20120355961. Sent on: 07/16 23:39.”

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You can get more information about crime in the Borderstan area through the MPD listservs for the Second and Third Districts on Yahoo! Groups.

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