Two people were shot during an apparent burglary attempt early Tuesday inside Tyler House, a Northwest D.C. affordable housing complex that was the site of a drive-by shooting in which 13 people were injured last week.
An off-duty Metropolitan Police Department officer fired shots at a man attempting to steal the officer's car from outside his Clinton home Friday morning, according to police.
A 31-year-old man was fatally shot while walking in a Northeast D.C. neighborhood late Thursday night, police said.
A 33-year-old man was killed in a head-on collision on the Suitland Parkway on Wednesday night.
Thirteen people were injured in a drive-by shooting outside an apartment complex in Northwest D.C. early Monday in a sudden burst of violence involving what residents described as dozens of gunshots.
The D.C. fire department now has two fully-stocked, reserve ambulances ready to be put on the street in case others have mechanical problems — a new tactic meant to prevent an incident such as occurred Tuesday, when several ambulances had mechanical problems and none were available to transport a police officer injured in a hit-and-run to a hospital.
A quarter of the District's 39 ambulances were unaccounted for on the night a D.C. police officer injured in a hit-and-run accident had to be taken to a hospital by a transport unit from Prince George's County, city officials said Thursday.
D.C. officials have launched a formal investigation into why a fire department ambulance was not available to transport a police officer injured in a hit-and-run crash.
Three men were shot and injured in the District during two recent robbery attempts in which victims fought back against their attackers, police said.