Posts Tagged ‘South Capitol shooting’

Phil Mendelson Gets An Earful at Ward 8 Public Safety Forum

The crowd outside Covenant Baptist Church in Congress Heights last night seemed none too friendly toward Councilmember Phil Mendelson, organizer of the evening's community meeting on public safety.
Clark Ray, who is challenging Mendelson for his at-large council seat, and his campaign team greeted all of the meeting's attendees with a targeted flier: "Another election year meeting in Ward [...]

Carter Called Shots During Binge of Violence

Yesterday, Nathaniel Simms, 26, pleaded guilty to participating in the mass shooting on South Capitol Street on March 30, which led to the death of four and the wounding of five. Plea documents reveal that Simms also had a hand in the death of Jordan Howe on March 21, albeit as a get-away driver.
Court documents related to Simms' [...]

Bullets Abound at Wingate Apartments

The site of a bungled robbery that kicked off one of the worst shooting sprees in D.C. history was the scene of yet more gunplay yesterday Friday.
An adult male was shot inside the Wingate Apartments in Washington Highlands, according to police. The victim is stable.
Cops say the  man suspected of pulling the trigger is known, [...]

Final South Capitol Shooter in Custody

Police have apprehended another alleged shooter in the ongoing investigation of the deadly March 30 mass shooting on South Capitol Street.
The Metropolitan Police Department just put out this press release:
"Twenty-one year old Jeffrey D. Best was arrested in Southeast, DC just before 9 am on Monday, April 26, 2010 by members of the Capital Area [...]