Shooting on Rock Creek Church Road Early Saturday

According to information sent to the Prince of Petworth from a resident on Rock Creek Church Road, there was a shooting and police activity at the intersection of RCCR and 8th Street at about 1 a.m. Saturday morning (12/5/09).

MPD tells me that two men standing in line at Sweet Mango were shot. Both victims clam there was no apparent reason for the shooting. In responding to the incident, 4D offices arrested one of the victims on a warrant.

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7 Comments on “Shooting on Rock Creek Church Road Early Saturday”

  1. Lanisa Says:

    Does anybody know if this has anything to do with Sweet Mango being closed yesterday and today? They’re completely shuttered. Not even a light shines from the building.

  2. Kent Says:

    Thanks Lanisa. Interesting that they’re closed. Hopefully someone will know why and share with us.

  3. Kent Says:

    As you’ll see from today’s post, the closing is indeed linked to the weekend shooting.

  4. Lanisa Says:

    Thank you for the update. This is disappointing. We knew that there were challenges. But, an establishment deemed an “imminent danger to the health and welfare of the community” takes the situation to another level.

  5. Kent Says:

    Results of the summary hearing are now posted (

  6. Hal Jorden Says:

    I thought so, but it sounds like you know more about it.

  7. […] may recall that the last shooting incident at this intersection occurred at 1 a.m. on December 5, 2009. It was later discovered that it was the result of events that occurred at Sweet Mango, leading to […]

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