Six people were robbed and another person was carjacked in a five-hour span Wednesday in various parts of the District, according to D.C. police.
In addition, two people were shot and, in a separate incident, a stabbing took place during in a family dispute. No fatalities were reported.
While overall violent crime this year is about even with 2014, robberies have been a problem in some District neighborhoods, particularly on Capitol Hill and around the Navy Yard, as well as in Brookland, Takoma, Columbia Heights and Petworth.
As of Dec. 30, D.C. police reported 2,097 robberies not involving guns, down from 2,157 reported at this time in 2014. But robberies involving guns went up, police said, from 1,112 in 2014 to 1,245 so far this year.
The latest robbery occurred about 9 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of E Street NW, just south of the Georgetown University Law Center and two blocks from the Judiciary Square Metro station. Police reported no details but said one arrest was made.
According to police, a person was held up by three men, one armed with a gun, another with a knife, about 7:30 p.m. in the 400 block of 58th Street NE.
An hour earlier, police reported an armed robbery in the 4800 block of Fort Totten Drive in Northeast. Police reported one man with a knife and a second man with a gun in that case as well, but did not say if the two incidents — about three miles apart — were related.
About 6:30 p.m., police said two men wearing ski masks and carrying guns carjacked a gray Jeep with Virginia license plates from Polk and Olive streets Northeast in Deanwood. And at 4:30 p..m, a person reported being robbed by three youths wearing ski masks, one with a silver revolver, near a shopping center in the 1000 block of Brentwood Road NE.
Two other robberies were reported around 4:20 p.m. at 53rd and F streets in Southeast — three men reported with guns — and in the 900 block of Randolph Street Northwest. — one man with a knife and wearing a black mask.
D.C. police reported another armed robbery on Wednesday, this one about 1 a.m. at a business in the 3000 block of Naylor Road in Southeast. Police posted a video of the incident while pleading for help capturing a culprit. The video shows suspected robbers rummaging through a cash register.
And police were still searching for two three people who held up two pedestrians Tuesday night in the Capitol Riverfront area, near I-695 and north of Navy Yard. Police said the attack occurred about 6:30 p.m. in the 300 block of I Street SE. Police said one of the men had a knife and stole two iPhones, a back pack and money. Police said they found the phones discarded in the 700 block of Sixth Street SE, but had made not arrests.
The shootings in the District occurred about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 1800 block of R Street SE, and about 2:45 a.m. Thursday in the 3000 block of Stanton Road SE. Police released few details but said both victims were men and were expected to survive.
About 10 p.m. Wednesday, D.C. police said a female was stabbed during a family dispute in the 2700 block of Jasper Street SE. A police spokeswoman declined to say if the victim was an adult or a juvenile, but said she was conscious and breathing when taken to a hospital.
Police did not say if an arrest was made.