Takoma Park Police File Additional Charges Against Suspect in Last Week’s Killings

The Takoma Park Police Department have filed additional charges against the off-duty Pentagon police officer accused in the killing of two men last week. David Hall Dixon has been charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and use of a firearm in a felony or violent crime for his involvement in assaulting a female on May 6, 2020.

Takoma Park Police Make Arrest in Two Fatal Shootings

Takoma Park police have arrested David Hall Dixon of the 7300 block of New Hampshire Avenue in Takoma Park in connection with the shooting deaths of two men early Wednesday morning, April 7, according to a press release.

Art Collective Working on Installation of Silver Spring’s Newest Art

Members of an art collective are working on the installation of Silver Spring’s newest piece of public art at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road. FoldHaus is an all-volunteer, San Francisco-based art collective led by Joerg Student and Jesse Silver, who are managing the work.

DTSS Signs Two New Tenants; A Current One Will Switch Locations

Downtown Silver Spring has signed two new tenants and a current one will change locations, Laurie Yankowski, regional director, marketing for The Peterson Cos., confirmed. Flip’d by IHOP, a new fast-casual concept from the chain known for its signature pancakes, will take the place once filled by Asian Bistro, next to Panera at 8537 Georgia Ave.

Takoma Park Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Incident

The Takoma Park police are investigating a shooting that occurred this morning (April 7), resulting in two fatalities, according to a department press release. Officers responded at about 5 a.m. to multiple reports of shots fired in the parking lot area of the Takoma Overlook Condominiums at 7333 New Hampshire Ave.

County Council Passes Two Bills Related to Youth Safety

The County Council yesterday unanimously passed two bills intended to increase safety conditions for the county’s young population. One is Bill 4-21, Weapons – Protection of Minors and Public Places – Restrictions Against Ghost Guns and Undetectable Guns, known as the “Ghost Guns Bill.”