Emily Davies

Washington, D.C.

Local reporter

Education: Brown University, B.A.

Emily Davies is a reporter covering crime and criminal justice in Washington, D.C. She started at The Washington Post as an intern in June 2019.
Latest from Emily Davies

Off-duty FBI agent fatally shoots person at Metro Center, police say

The shooting on a Red Line platform during the typically busy commute prompted delays and brief panic.

December 7, 2022

Assault charge dropped against former D.C. deputy mayor

Christopher Geldart resigned in October amid an assault allegation and questions about whether he lived in D.C.

November 29, 2022

What was U-Va. shooting suspect’s motive? Clues offer possibilities.

Christopher Jones Jr. is facing three counts of second-degree murder and other charges in connection with the shooting.

November 19, 2022

U-Va. shooter fired at football player as he slept, prosecutor says

The Albemarle County commonwealth’s attorney says a witness claimed the shooter did not fire at random, and shot one football player as he slept.

November 16, 2022

3 U-Va. students killed after gunman opens fire on bus, police say

The shooting Sunday night set off a massive search and shelter-in-place order on campus.

November 15, 2022

U-Va. campus rattled by killing of three students, charges against another

The gunfire was reported at a garage on Culbreth Road, the campus emergency management office said.

November 14, 2022

Prince George’s 8th-grader shot while raking leaves outside his home has died

Jayz Agnew, 13, died in a hospital Friday evening, his mother Juanita Agnew said

November 12, 2022

Man fatally shot in Southeast Washington, D.C. police say

The shooting occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. in the 2900 block of Stanton Road SE.

November 11, 2022

13-year-old shot while raking leaves is on life support, feared brain dead

Eighth-grader Jayz Agnew was outside his home when he was struck by gunfire.

November 11, 2022

Man, 21, fatally shot in Northeast D.C., police say

Police were dispatched at 6:37 p.m. Thursday to the 4500 block of Quarles Street NE, a police spokesman said.

November 10, 2022