Peter Hermann, Washington Post

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Recent articles by Peter:

Four people fatally shot Friday in D.C., continuing a violent month

Police say 98 people have been killed this year in the District, 16 of them in July. → Read More

Man found fatally shot outside laundromat in Northeast Washington

The victim is the 12th person killed in the District this month and the 94th this year. → Read More

D.C. police department faces tough talks on budget amid calls to defund

Lawmakers and advocates want to redirect police funds to other programs, and the District’s police force could get smaller. → Read More

D.C. shooting victim seeks help at fire station, but dies of his wounds at hospital

Police said someone drove the victim, Stephan Deon Nicholson, to a fire station about two blocks away from the scene of the shooting. → Read More

Roads reopen after suspicious package reported near White House

Law enforcement authorities determined the package was not a threat. → Read More

Fire damages three rowhouses in Northeast Washington, displaces 18 people

It took 100 firefighters about 45 minutes to bring the blaze under control. → Read More

As stay-at-home order is extended, D.C. police say enforcing social distancing can be a struggle

Authorities in the District, reluctant to issue citations and make arrests, instead are seeking “voluntary compliance.” → Read More

Package thief apparently takes box containing cremated remains of man’s mother

D.C. police are investigating the theft from an apartment building in Shaw. → Read More

D.C. police officer struck by Metrobus and critically injured

The officer was running after a person when the bus hit him, police said. → Read More

Authorities investigating suspected arson spree that left man seriously injured in Northeast Washington

Police say four fires were set in about one hour in Trinidad, H Street corridor. → Read More

Handcuffed man shoots D.C. police officer during arrest in Southeast, authorities say

The police officer was shot once in the leg and is recovering at a hospital. → Read More

Gunshot wounds D.C. police officer in Greenway neighborhood of Southeast Washington

The officer was hit in the leg, authorities say. → Read More

D.C. police arrest suspect in January killing in Shaw neighborhood

The shooting occurred outside the Gibson Plaza Apartments near N Street. → Read More

Uber driver stabbed in dispute with customer at Walmart in Northwest Washington

Police said the victim was injured in his abdomen inside the store. → Read More

Man arrested in killing of woman in apartment in Northwest Washington

Police said she was fatally shot during an argument. → Read More

D.C. police arrest suspect in fatal shooting that followed a chase

Surveillance videos show the victim being pursued through a Southeast Washington neighborhood. → Read More

Man fatally shot in Truxton Circle neighborhood of Northwest Washington

Police are investigating the neighborhood’s second homicide this year → Read More

D.C. police launch annual summer crime prevention initiative

The force is targeting six areas of the city hit hard by violent crime. → Read More

Mother had warned son about being careful; then he was killed

A man arrested in the killing was already awaiting trial in another fatal shooting → Read More

More people in District dying outside of hospitals during pandemic

Officials said the causes might not be related to covid-19. They worry people are not seeking medical attention for their illnesses. → Read More