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Recent articles by Peter:

D.C. police, federal agents arrest 22 in drug sting in Shaw

Thirteen people have been indicted on federal drug charges in District. → Read More

16-year-old fatally shot in Southeast Washington

Police did not describe a motive in the slaying of the 16-year-old. → Read More

Police: Details of fatal shooting at Thomas Circle have grown murky

Detectives have not ruled out suicide, and police said it is possible the shooter acted in self defense. → Read More

Man fatally shot on North Capitol Street in Northwest Washington

D.C. police said someone drove the victim to a hospital, where he died. → Read More

Police identify man fatally shot in tent at Thomas Circle

D.C. police have identified the man who was fatally shot Monday morning in a tent at a homeless encampment at Thomas Circle in downtown Washington. Emmanuel Lys, 32, who police said had no fixed address, had been pronounced dead at the scene on a median strip near 14th Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW. → Read More

Slain security guard may have exchanged gunfire with group, police say

The 33-year-old guard, Shawn Minor, was conducting his rounds at The Vistas in Southeast D.C. when the shooting occurred. → Read More

Man fatally shot near sports arena in Southeast Washington

D.C. police are also investigating a separate, fatal shooting in Anacostia. → Read More

Assistant D.C. police chief who sued over discrimination is retiring

Chanel Dickerson, one of the D.C. police’s highest ranking Black female officers, is among 10 women involved in the lawsuit, which accuses the department of widespread discrimination and sexual harassment. → Read More

D.C. police hire former Park Police chief as new equity officer

The hire comes amid lawsuits filed by current and former members alleging discrimination and sexual harassment. → Read More

Inside the race to find the gunman raining bullets on a D.C. school

Three weeks after the shooting, new details are emerging about the day unfolded, both on the ground and in the instant investigation law enforcement launched to find the shooter. → Read More

D.C. 911 call taker put on leave after flagging wrong address for call

A 911 call taker was put on leave after taking down the wrong address for a call. → Read More

Teen arrested in bomb threat at D.C. school during visit by VP’s husband

A 17-year-old girl was arrested in the Feb. 8 incident that occurred during a visit by Doug Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Harris, a D.C. police spokesman said. → Read More

D.C. police investigate spate of shootings, including two homicides

Seven shootings left six people injured and at least two dead in less than 24 hours across the District. → Read More

Police arrest suspect in killing of man in front of children in D.C.

Several people have been killed in front of children in the District this year. → Read More

D.C. police officer arrested on assault charge in Prince George’s County

D.C. police officer arrested on assault charge in Prince George's County → Read More

Man fatally shot in Southeast Washington, D.C. police say

A 32-year-old man was fatally shot Friday afternoon in the Fairlawn section of Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 4:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of Nicholson Street SE. Police identified the victim as Rashad Davis of Southeast Washington. He was pronounced dead on the scene. No other details were provided. As of Friday, 63 homicides have been recorded in the… → Read More

Police investigate homicides in Northeast, Northwest Washington

One man was killed during an argument at a birthday party, police said. → Read More

Man killed in fire in Brookland area of Northeast Washington

Eight adults and four children were displaced in another fire in Southeast D.C. → Read More

Plane heading to Nationals Park parachute jump prompts Capitol evacuation

Capitol complex evacuated amid concern about aircraft → Read More

Man found fatally shot in Northeast Washington, D.C. police say

Police are also investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday morning in Southeast. → Read More