In this past week, July 2 through July 8, the District of Columbia has been bereaved of the following individuals through homicide:
- July 4 200 block of Florida Avenue, Northeast.
24-year-old Kevin Joseph Sutherland of Northeast, Washington, DC.
- July 4 2600 block of Douglas Place, Southeast.
23-year-old Dwayne Gene Dillard of Southeast, Washington, DC.
- July 5 2300 block of Green Street, Southeast.
24-year-old John Jones of Southeast, Washington, DC.
- July 5/6 unit block of New York Avenue, Northwest.
52-year-old Thomas Harris of Alexandria, VA, succumbed 7/6 after 7/5 assault
- July 8, 2015 45th Street and Ponds Street, Northeast
24-year-old William Clemments Herndon of Southeast, Washington, DC.
We are still in the 30-day period of mourning for these individuals, lost to homicide:
- June 8 5100 block of Southern Avenue
21-year-old Qur’an Reginald Vines of Southeast, Washington, DC.
- June 10 (after June 3 injuries) Gallaudet and Kendall Streets, Northeast
57 year-old Anthony Ray Melvin of Clinton, Maryland.
- June 13 3200 block of 23rd Street Southeast
54 year-old Kenneth Fogle of Southeast, Washington, DC.
- June 13 2300 block of 15th Street, Northeast
44 year-old Donald Franklin Bush of Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
- June 14, 5200 block of Central Avenue, Southeast
26-year old James Brown of Northeast, Washington, DC.
- June 17 1300 block of Orren Street, Northeast
25 year-old Larry Michael Lockhart of Northeast, DC.
- June 17 3300 block of D Street, Southeast
28 year-old Antonio Lee Bryant of Southeast, DC.
- June 18 800 block of 51st Street, Southeast
42 year-old Brian Sickles of Southeast, Washington, DC.
- June 18 1300 block of 5th Street, Northwest
26 year-old Patrick Shaw of no fixed address.
- June 19 3600 block of Calvert, Northwest
53 year-old Joel Johnson of no fixed address.
- June 20 (after June 16 injury)
16 year-old Malik Mercer of Clinton, MD
(former 10th grader at Ballou SHS in SE).
- June 23 (after June 21 injury) 2200 block of H Street, Northeast
26-year-old Arvel Lee Stewart of Northeast, Washington, DC.
- June 23 1200 block of Holbrook Terrace, Northeast
19 year-old Heineken McNeil of Southeast, Washington, DC.
- June 24 at the Tidal Basin
20 year-old Deante Tinnen of Southeast, DC.
- June 25 16th & Galen Streets, Southeast
21 year-old Stephon Marquis Perkins of Maryland.
- June 26 1200 block of Raum Street, Northeast
23-year-old Kevin Cortez Johnson, of Southeast, Washington.
- June 28 1600 block of E Street, Northeast
33 year-old Darrell Michael Grays of Northeast, Washington, DC.
- June 29 Unit block of Galveston Place, Southwest
25 year-old Rodney Delonte Davis, of Manassas, Virginia.
#SayThisName for each person lost.
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Data are taken from DC’s Metropolitan Police Department notices. (See “About” for a little more.)
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