4, who had walked into Comet Ping Pong, a popular Northwest Washington restaurant and music venue. (Faiz Siddiqui, Bastien Inzaurralde/The Washington Post) A North Carolina man was arrested Sunday after he walked into a popular pizza restaurant in Northwest Washington carrying an assault rifle and fired one or more shots, D. The incident caused panic, with several businesses going into lockdown as police swarmed the neighborhood after receiving the call shortly before 3 p.m. Police Chief Peter Newsham said police arrived on the scene minutes after the first call, set up a perimeter and safely arrested Welch about 45 minutes after he entered the restaurant. The report also says police seized a Colt .38 caliber handgun and a shotgun. Police said he surrendered shortly after officers surrounded the pizza shop and emerged with his hands raised above his head.
The man told police he had come to the restaurant to “self-investigate” a false election-related conspiracy theory involving Hillary Clinton that spread online during her presidential campaign. police report made public Monday says Welch had been armed with an AR-15 assault-style rifle.
Whenever a forensic medical examination is conducted as a result of a sexual assault or an attempted sexual assault that occurred in the state, the program shall pay for the examination.
We are pleased to share with you that following a decade of continuous selection to North Carolina Super Lawyers Top 100 List, and after being selected seven times to their prestigious Top 10 List of North Carolina lawyers, Wade Smith has been honored as the featured lawyer on the cover of the 2016 North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine. Smith “Our Atticus Finch”, the article focuses on how he mentored new generations of criminal defense lawyers in our state.