1899RE: [MPD-5D] Re: Gunshots Friday night...
- Oct 1, 2007From what I am being advised - there were multiple gunshots Friday and Saturday night in this region of 5d - CO Greene will advise you plan of action that his team will take - our inquiry about the lack of response is out to Janice Quintana
From: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com on behalf of roomforrent001
Sent: Mon 10/1/2007 7:50 AM
Subject: [MPD-5D] Re: Gunshots Friday night...
300 block of Bryant Street NE.
--- In MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com <mailto:MPD-5D%40yahoogroups.com> , "Groomes, Diane \(MPD\)"
> Please provide us the address so that we can investigate if it was OUC
> delay or MPD officer delay - thanks for bringing this to our attention
> for it is unacceptable if we don't respond to shots fired -
> DIANE C GROOMES
> ASSISTANT CHIEF OF POLICE
> PATROL SERVICES BUREAU
> 801 SHEPHERD ST NW, 20011
> 202 576-6600 office
> 202-996-3386 pager
> From: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com <mailto:MPD-5D%40yahoogroups.com> [mailto:MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com <mailto:MPD-5D%40yahoogroups.com> ] On Behalf
> Of roomforrent001
> Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2007 10:43 PM
> To: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com <mailto:MPD-5D%40yahoogroups.com>
> Subject: [MPD-5D] Gunshots Friday night...
> Around 7:25pm we heard 5 gunshots in a row right in front of our
> house. In less than 10 seconds I was on the phone with 911. Two
> minutes later - no police on the scene. I called again. 7 minutes
> later no police. I called again. Police showed up around 9:30pm -
> over TWO FULL HOURS later. One of my neighbors said that what occurred
> was that a man was running down the street and a car was driving after
> him literally shotting out the window at him. A parked car was hit.
> Thankfully that was all. We were lucky.
> Up until now I've had nothing but good things to say about the
> services I've received from the city including police response. But
> Friday night I couldn't have been madder. If gunshots on a busy
> street at 7pm aren't good enough to bring a police car screeching up
> then WHAT IS????!!!! With all the children outside, I shudder to
> think what could have happened. It was a nice evening - pleasant
> weather, so there were lots of families and children on their front
> porches. By the time the police showed up most of the witnesses were
> long gone.
> I would like an explanation.
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