Gunfire rang out in Shaw this afternoon right in the 1700 Block of 5th Street, NW. A man with a gun was firing at another man as they both ran North on 5th Street, NW towards Rhode Island Ave. “This fool shooting on my street was lucky I was not home because I would have placed covert surveillance on him and turned the data over to the police and US Attorney Office to arrest and prosecute him,” said Shaw Activist Mahdi Leroy J. Thorpe, Jr.
A white woman a resident of Shaw was tending to her child when a black youth snatched her cell phone in her hand and ran off tonight at the location of 5th & P Streets, NW.” The woman and child is safe and woman cell phone was recovered and the youth arrested,” said Mahdi Leroy J. Thorpe, Jr, out with the Shaw Red Hat’s Patrol and the Third District Police tonight.
A Shaw gang member was shot in the foot as gun fire rang out in Shaw last night at 6th & N. ” I heard four shot’s and I knew violent crimes are coming back to Shaw; particularly around 5th and O, 5th & M, Ridge Street, 6th & N, 7th Street, 8th and R and 8th and S for starter’s,” said ECCA President Mahdi Leroy J. Thorpe, Jr.
Mayor Vincent Gray received mostly positive feedback to regarding his DC Budget Proposal last night at a Ward 6 meeting on Capitol Hill – at times he was interrupted during his presentation with applause from the crowd. The Mayor also had a free raffle for attendee’s with tickets to the DC professional hockey and baseball teams including free tickets to see Beyonce. “Mayor Gray’s DC budget makes since and it cover’s every social, educational, health issue, public safety, employment, unemployment and technological concerns in the city. The Mayor has a diverse and very smart people working for the people interest’s in the District of Columbia. The city needs Mayor Gray’s leadership,” said Shaw ECCA President Mahdi Leroy J. Thorpe, Jr.
Shaw activist Mahdi Leroy J. Thorpe, Jr., out the other night with his Red Hats Patrol and the Third District Police was approached by a neighbor informing him of two attempted burglaries in the 1800 Block of 6th Street, NW last week. “These neighbors were smart to have an alarm system installed and working. One neighbor working for the newly built United Negro College Fund located at 7th & S rushed home to his house in the 1800 Block of 6th Street when his alarm went off,” said Shaw Red Hat Leader Mahdi Leroy J. Thorpe, Jr.
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