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Seven shootings, two fatal, mar 1st night of 'all hands on deck'

D.C.'s crime wave continues as all Metropolitan Police officers have been pulled from desk duty and other details for a weekend of "all hands on." Meanwhile, Chief Cathy Lanier faces a "no confidence" vote by the police union on Sunday.

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