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The Deadly Capital Crime Wave

Posted on AllSides February 2nd, 2024
From The Right
Defense and Security, Crime, Washington DC
Al Drago for The Washington Post via Getty Images

Two events in Washington, D.C., this week made clear how bad crime has gotten in the nation’s capital, and how badly the D.C. government has responded to it.

On Monday, Mike Gill was waiting in his car outside his wife’s office in downtown D.C. to pick her up when a man entered his vehicle and shot him. The assailant fled, attempted two more carjackings in D.C. later that night (the second succeeded), and died in a standoff with police early the next morning in Maryland (after committing two more carjackings in...

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