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Police spent a good part of the morning and early afternoon searching this house on Emerson street.
Looking for anything that might connect Michael Davis to four separate attacks that began Tuesday night with the murder that Gary deedrick.
The house sits just off Georgia avenue within blocks of all four attacks.
At a morning news conference DC police chief Cathy Lanier said Davis was taken into custody after plain clothes officers heard a woman's cry for help.
As they approached the victim they observed.
Subject of a short distance away in the Alley holding a dark colored -- At the officers made eye contact with a subject that he began running through the Alley and was pursued by the officers.
During their pursuit of the officers observed the subject discard them the bag he had been carrying.
Julian Ford says he saw Davis with police shortly after being stopped.
Go to cinema and -- him -- -- move that question handcuffing the fitting description of thus beginning the -- Police say the four attacks were unprovoked with no apparent motive all of the victims hit in the head.
A police report says the man found in the middle of Georgia avenue head trauma to the back left side of his head with a laceration behind his -- -- Gary Dietrich the man who was killed suffered severe head trauma and the woman attacked on ninth street had a laceration to the right front side -- forehead.
We don't know yet we don't have that links to say that this in fact is the same person.
I can tell you I feel very.
Very much more comfortable now that this person is in custody so.
As the day progresses I think we'll probably -- more answers.
Neighbors who have known the Davis family for many years to the allegations are stunning.
Oh just can't -- it is just so -- And -- -- it will affect all of them come to -- and animate them that commando.
And things have -- and -- them commandments and I'm shocked because that I mean look at the family well do.
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Once investigators suspected the first three attacks were all connected chief Lanier ordered dozens of officers into the area to warn residents.
-- keep -- nine on the neighborhood.
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