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D.C. Weekend Crime Log: Shooting, Armed Robberies & A Stabbing

1:35 AM, Sep 1, 2013   |    comments
  • Scene of the Savannah St. shooting (Picture courtesy: Tom Yeatman)
    
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WASHINGTON (WUSA) - It has been a busy weekend for the Metropolitan Police Department.

  • Police say a man was stabbed in the leg in northeast D.C. late Friday evening  outside around 11 p.m. in the 1100 block of Trinidad Avenue N.E. 
  • There were at least 6 armed robberies across the district overnight Saturday. We're told mostly iPhones and other electronics were taken. 
  • Police say a man was shot multiple times on 1300 Savannah Street S.E. around 2:30 a.m. Saturda.  He was taken unconscious to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The victim was identified as Jason A. Murphy, 30, of New Carrollton, Maryland. Police are offering a $25,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest or conviction. 
  • There were two additional shootings. The first happened late Saturday on 17th Street S.E. where a man was shot in the chest.  Police say another two men were shot on Columbia Road N.W. around midnight. 


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