WHAT/WHO: Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier will address the spate of recent shootings across the District and how the Mayor’s public-safety team is responding.
WHEN/WHERE: 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
John A. Wilson Building – Mayor’s Press Briefing Room (Room G-9)
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
BACKGROUND: Although the number of homicides this year is behind last year’s totals, a series of shootings – including several last night – has raised concerns about public safety across the District. Mayor Gray and Chief Lanier will discuss the shootings and the District’s response.