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Suspect arrested for quadruple shooting in NE

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. police have arrested a man in connection with a quadruple shooting in Northeast.

Victor Leon Coley, 51, of Northeast, D.C., was arrested and charged with four counts of Assault with the Intent to Kill, officials said. 

The shooting happened on Wednesday in 3900 block of Minnesota Avenue NE.

Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier said three males and one female were shot. They were all transported to local hospitals.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police investigating multiple shooting in northeast DC

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Police are searching for clues after someone shot 4 people in Northeast D.C. right in the middle of the day. 

Debra Alfarone is live at the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and Clay Place where the search is still on. 

Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier said three males and one female were shot in 3900 block of Minnesota Avenue NE. All of the victims are stable, but two could have serious wounds, she said.

Police have one gunman and several persons of interest in custody, WUSA9's Bruce Johnson reported. 

DC Police looking of 'Person of Interest' in armed robbery

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The DC Police Department released video of a man they think has a connection to an armed robbery that happened the night before Halloween, they said. 

It happened at the 1500 block of New Jersey Avenue, NW, just after midnight, police said. 

"The suspect is described as a black male with a dark complexion, clean shaven, in his mid 20's, approximately 5'6" to 5'7" in height, with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a purple jacket, dark pants, black sneakers, and a black baseball cap. He was armed with a handgun," police said. 

The person of interest is shown in this video: http://youtu.be/rRyO-JUWMdA : 


Street closures for AIDS Walk, Marine Corps Marathon, and Howard University Homecoming Parade

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. authorities have released a list of street closures for some events this weekend. On Saturday, the 2013 AIDS Walk and the Howard University Homecoming Parade will take place in the District. The Marine Corps Marathon happens on Sunday.


The staging area will be on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 13th Street to 14th Street, NW. The following streets will be closed from 7:00 p.m. on Friday until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday:

• 14th Street, NW and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
• 13th Street, NW and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
• 13-1/2th Street, NW and Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Race Route
The race start time will be from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at which time the roadways mentioned below will be closed to traffic:

Cool Schools: Howard Univ. Middle School

(WUSA9) -- Have you ever thought about starting your own business and then sort of gotten intimidated, thinking this is too hard?

Learning how to say "Yes I Can" is what today's Cool Schools is all about.  The students at Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science can show you how to do it, too.

The seeds of entrepreneurship are being sewn at the school. Eight graders like Leah Porter come up with their own mobile apps that will solve a problem in their community.

"There is no app that is suitable for smart money management. We believe we could build Budget Buddies by December of 2014," proposed Leah Porter, who is the CEO of the app company.

Porter and her team are getting professional help to make it happen. Aaron Saunders owns Clearly innovative. He builds apps for a living.

Ballou Football Coach Jason Lane recounts days as Go-Go musician

WASHINGTON (WUSA 9) -- Jason Lane is very comfortable banging out tunes on a piano and barking out orders on the gridiron, but why is the coach of a 3-4 football team in such good spirits? Easy, Jason Lane is at peace.

"It's safe to say I am at home," said Lane.

Home is Ballou. Lane graduated from the school in Southeast in 1988 and then the odyssey began.

The piano man was once the drummer boy of the DC famed Junkyard Band. In Go-go style, Lane played buckets, that's right, buckets, along with traditional percussion. In the late 80's and 90's the band often packed the Capital Centre.

"We had a string of runs that was phenomenal," remembered Lane, who also played with megastars like MC Hammer and Heavy D & the Boyz.

In 1994, it was time for a change. Lane became officer Lane, on the same streets in which he grew up. It was a steadier lifestyle, but the coach said he was morally conflicted.

New Big Wong's filthy violations & other closures

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA9) -- WUSA9 catches crawling roaches on camera at one cafe, upside down fish floating in a Chinatown foodie favorite - closed a second time for health violations, and we face-off, on video, with an armed U.S. State Department Diplomatic Security officer who refused our attempt to visit another closed restaurant.

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