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Police investigating midnight shooting; two dead, one injured

Two men were killed, and a third was injured in a shooting just before midnight on Tuesday. Police are investigating the shooting in the 6200 block of 8th Street, NW where three adult males were found with gunshot wounds. All three victims were transported to the local hospital, where two of the victims were pronounced dead. […]

Man found fatally shot in car

Police are investigating after Omar Earl Rodgers, 25, was found fatally shot. Police arrived at the scene at approximately 3:50 a.m. on Oct. 8 and found Rogers, of Southeast, in a vehicle in the 1300 block of Good Hope Rd., SE. He was transported to an area hospital and pronounced dead once lifesaving efforts failed. No […]

Charges dropped against woman accused of killing her boyfriend

The case against Sean Baker, charged with the fatal stabbing of Robert Wiggins, has been dismissed. On Jan. 31 of 2016, 35-year-old Robert Wiggins died after being stabbed in the heart in the apartment he shared with Baker. Court documents show that Wiggins and Baker were romantically involved. In the charging documents, Baker told police […]

Elliot Starks arrested after months-long search

After searching since November of 2016, police arrested 33-year-old Elliot Avery Starks on Wednesday for the alleged murder of Antina Pratt. According to police, 40-year-old Pratt was found with multiple stab wounds in the 2600 block of Pomeroy Rd. SE and was declared dead at the scene. Police had asked the community several times for help in […]

Man charged with murder of Paula Coles

A man previously charged with assaulting the mother of his child and their infant son has now been charged with the woman’s murder. Larry Fearn, allegedly fatally stabbed Paula Coles, at her home while her 11-month-old son was inside. According to an affidavit for Fearn’s arrest, Coles had repeatedly called 911 regarding domestic disputes involving […]

Suspect arrested in Antwaun Smith homicide

MPD arrested and charged a suspect on Sept. 18. with Antwaun Smith’s murder. Antonio Williams, 36, has been charged with second-degree murder while armed. Smith, 41, was found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound in the 600 block of Newton Place, NW on Sept. 10. Emergency personnel declared Smith dead at the scene. The next court […]

Carl Hardy fatally shot Sunday night

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of Carl Hardy. Hardy was found shot in the 1200 block of I Street, SE on Sunday, Sept. 10. Police officers from the First District responded to the scene and found the 24-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and EMS transported Hardy to the hospital. He succumbed to […]

Police investigating fatal stabbing of Paula Renee Coles

A 31-year-old woman was fatally stabbed Wednesday. Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of Paula Renee Coles in the 3000 block of 30th St., SE. At approximately 9:48 a.m., officers arrived and found Coles with multiple stab wounds. Coles died at the scene. Police have not yet released any suspect information.