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1899RE: [MPD-5D] Re: Gunshots Friday night...

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  • Groomes, Diane (MPD)
    Oct 1, 2007
      From 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
      To: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com
      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 \(MPD\)"
      <diane.groomes@...> wrote:
      > 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 -
      > MPD
      > 801 SHEPHERD ST NW, 20011
      > 202 576-6600 office
      > 202-996-3386 pager
      > diane.groomes@...
      > ________________________________
      > 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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