CRIME & SAFETY
Police Catch the Person Who Shot and Killed Someone on a Metro Train
D.C. police detained a suspect on Friday in connection with the death of a 17-year-old last month, who they say was shot in front of several passengers after an argument on a Metro train as it pulled into the Waterfront station. On May 28th, a shooting on a Sunday morning rekindled concerns about safety on the region’s extensive public transportation network.
3 of 6 women found dead in Oregon, Washington may share potential connections
At least three of the six women whose bodies have been found in Oregon and Washington in recent months shared similar circumstances and had frequented the same places in the months before their deaths, according to a source close to the investigations. In particular, investigators are examining potential connections among...
Bystander killed in DC shootout was an Air Force veteran who had experienced homelessness
The victim killed by crossfire in Northwest D.C. Thursday afternoon was an Air Force veteran who previously overcame homelessness. Lasanta McGill, 62, was the bystander killed in a lunchtime shootout involving three men when a dispute spilled out of a deli on 7th Street NW near Howard Theatre just after 1 p.m., D.C. police said.
Shooter In Custody After Killing Innocent 62-Year-Old Bystander During Dispute In DC: Police
New information has been released by the Metropolitan Police Department following Thursday's fatal shooting of a bystander in Northwest DC. Lasanta McGill, 62, was shot and killed when an argument inside a Northwest DC market spilled out into the street and shots were fired, according to police. Metropolitan Police Commander...
Help Catch the Suspect Behind 700 Block of 7th Street, Northeast Armed Robbery
Detectives are seeking help in finding a suspect who committed an armed robbery in the 700 block of 7th Street, Northeast on June 3, 2023. The suspect approached the victim, brandished a handgun, and took their property before fleeing. A nearby surveillance camera captured an image of the suspect.
Man robbed of cash at gunpoint early yesterday morning in Del Ray
(Updated 1:35 p.m.) A man was robbed at gunpoint yesterday morning in the area of E. Braddock Road and Commonwealth Avenue in Del Ray. The victim called police from his car and reported that he was robbed of $947 in cash by two masked men in dark clothing, according to dispatch reports. No one was injured in the incident.
Two Killed In Fatal Charles County Shooting, Sheriff Says (Developing)
Investigators were called to a building on Lake Drive in Waldorf at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Friday, June 9, where there were reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, they found a man who was pronounced dead at the scene from gunshot wounds in the parking lot. A second man was later located at an area hospital, where he too died from his injuries.
Alexandria police arrest 2 on drug charges
Jun. 7—ANDERSON — The Alexandria Police Department arrested two Madison County women this week on felony drug charges. Mekhi Sho Vonte McWilliams, 23, 2200 block of East 39th Street, Anderson, was arrested on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, dealing cocaine, three counts of dealing a controlled substance, unlawful carrying of a handgun, possession of marijuana and operating a vehicle while never licensed. His bond was set at $75,000.
Juveniles injured in double shooting
Two teenage victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries following a double shooting on May 31. At approximately 8:20 p.m., the Alexandria Police Department responded to the 5400. block of Richenbacher Ave. A 17-year-old male and a 16-year-old male suffered gunshot injuries to their lower bodies. The APD urges anyone who may have...
DC black bear tranquilized, captured after spending hours wandering through neighborhood
Washington, D.C., police officers announced that a black bear was tranquilized and captured after wandering through a local neighborhood Friday. Metropolitan Police Department officials initially warned the public about the bear sighting shortly before 7:30 a.m. Friday. Police reported that there were road closures due to a large black bear.
Jury returns verdict in case of Patrick Stedman, Capitol riot suspect from Haddonfield
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Haddonfield man who said the U.S. Capitol riot would one day be celebrated as a national holiday is facing a potential prison term for his role in the insurrection. Patrick Stedman, 35, was found guilty Friday of a felony charge of obstructing an official proceeding of Congress, the...
Vega convicted of murder
On June 6, the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney obtained murder convictions against Ryan Vega, a 16-year-old Alexandria resident. Vega was tried as an adult in Circuit Court. He is convicted of felony charges for second degree murder and murder by mob. On May 24, 2022, Vega stabbed Alexandria...
Funeral of 10-Year-Old Beset by Gunfire, Leaving 1 Dead, 1 Injured
LEFT: Arianna Davis (image provided by FBI) RIGHT: Wilson Chavis (image provided by Prince George’s County Police Department) A funeral service company owner has been arrested and charged with murder after shooting at people attending the funeral service of a 10-year-old girl who was brutally killed. Wilson Chavis, 48,...
Public Safety - Week of June 9, 2023
A Brandywine, Md. man has been arrested for the April 29 burglary of Dominion Defense gun store in Springfield. Fairfax County detectives identified and obtained an arrest warrant for one of the four suspects involved in the burglary. On May 22, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) arrested Cedric Antonio Minger, 20, at a home in Washington, D.C. Minger was partially identified by a clergyman after surveillance footage was disseminated, according to Fairfax County Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Ashleigh Landers Sutton. She said that during the arrest Minger tried to flee and one agent was wounded. At that time 11 weapons were recovered from the home where he was taken into custody.
Security cameras are useless if police don't review video, frustrated DC resident says
WASHINGTON — In August 2022, Lyndon Bilal's new Toyota was brazenly stolen by a man driving a tow truck. The car was never found. Ten months later, gunmen fired at least 18 shots near Bilal's house in the 3600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE. Finally early...
Arrest Made in Murder of James Samuels on Nelson Place, Southeast
On June 2, 2023, an adult male shooting victim was found inside a residence on Nelson Place, Southeast, Washington, DC. The victim was identified as James Samuels, a 58-year-old resident of Southeast, DC.
19-year-old killed, driver runs away after red light crash in DC
WASHINGTON — Police are investigating after a car crash left a 19-year-old dead in Southeast D.C. early Thursday morning. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, the crash happened at the intersection of 11th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Southeast. Investigators say just before 12:30 a.m., a 2005 Ford Focus was...
APD investigates in-custody death
According to a statement from the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office, on June 4 at approximately 4 p.m. Alexandria resident Glenn Eubanks, III, 33, collapsed while incarcerated at the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center. Eubanks had been in custody since April 12, 2023. The Alexandria Police Department is investigating the...
Man says teens attacked, carjacked him at gunpoint inside parking garage of DC apartment complex
WASHINGTON - A man is scared after an armed carjacking inside the parking garage of his apartment complex in northeast D.C. He told police, it happened in a parking garage on the 300 block of H Street around 8:30 p.m. this past Tuesday night. He spoke exclusively to FOX’S 5...
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