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Man Pistol-Whipped, Knocked Out Near Columbia Heights

by Andrew Ramonas June 30, 2016 at 2:45 pm 1 Comment

700 block of Gresham Place NW (Photo via Google Maps)A man hit another man with a gun and knocked him unconscious in a domestic dispute near Columbia Heights early yesterday morning, police said.

The aggravated assault happened on the 700 block of Gresham Place NW about 3:15 a.m. Wednesday. The area is just west of Howard University.

The attacker and the victim were in a home on the block when the assailant pistol-whipped the man, according to authorities. The man with the gun hit the victim after he intervened in a dispute between the attacker and a third man, who also was there. The assailant had threatened to kill that person.

Police arrested someone in connection with the crime. But the person’s identity wasn’t immediately clear.

Photo via Google Maps

Comments (1)

  1. Meridian_Hill

    It’s strange the headline says “near Columbia Heights” instead of “in Pleasant Plains.”

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