The YSC is reserved for detained youth awaiting commitment proceedings, and labor representatives said the mixing of detained and committed youth is a violation of the consent decree resulting from the 1985 Jerry M. case that placed DYRS under a court monitor.
Meanwhile, police are still investigating Sunday’s fatal crash, but said evidence was recovered at the scene that indicates the minivan was involved in a shooting.
A man had flagged down a police officer near Georgia and New Hampshire avenues in Northwest to report that someone had fired shots at him from a burgundy-colored Plymouth minivan with Virginia tags. After witnessing a van that matched the description racing through stop signs in the area, an officer gave chase.
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