District Neighbors Lost to Violence August 6 – 12, 2015

#SayThisName for each person lost —

This week, the District of Columbia has been bereaved of the following individuals through homicide:

  • August 7 3200 block of 23rd Street, Southeast
    38-year-old Charles Burton of Southeast, DC.
  • August 8 2200 block of Mount View Place, Southeast
    32-year-old Eric Anthony Jackson of Southeast, DC.
  • August 10 800 block of H Street, Northeast
    44-year-old Eric Lee Smith of Suitland, Maryland.
  • August 11 200 block of Elmira Street, Southwest
    28-year-old Ryan Matthew Addison of Southeast, D.C.

We are still in the 30-day period of mourning for these individuals, lost to homicide:

  • June 29 Unit block of Galveston Place, Southwest
    25 year-old Rodney Delonte Davis, of Manassas, Virginia.
  • 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.
  • July 12, 900 block of 3rd Street, Northeast
    36-year-old Timothy Bing of Northeast, Washington, D.C.
  • July 17 600 block of Edgewood Street, Northeast
    18-year-old Bryan Perkins of Northeast, Washington, DC.
  • July 18 1300 block of Riggs Street, Northwest.
    33-year-old Charles Douglas of District Heights, Maryland.
  • July 18 3400 block of 13th Place, Southeast.
    25-year-old Wesley West of Southeast, Washington, DC.
  • July 23 100 block of Darrington Street, Southwest
    25-year-old Isiah Ageyekum of Southwest
  • July 25 2700 Block of Langston Place, Southeast.
    23-year-old Antonio McCallister of Southeast.
  • July 27 1300 Block of First Street, Southwest.
    47-year-old Jerome Diggs of Southwest.
  • July 27 400 Block of E Street, Northeast.
    Antonio Austin (victim’s identity previously withheld)
  • July 28 2300 block of Ainger Place, Southeast.
    31-year-old Melvin Williams of Southeast.
  • July 29 600 block of 46th Place, SE.
    3 year-old Ms. Dalis Cox, of Southeast.
    (Preliminary: another child may have accidentally discharged the firearm.)
  • July 30, 2015 3300 block of Georgia Avenue, NW.
    24-year-old Derrick Black of Northwest, D.C.
  • August 1 46th Place and G Street, Southeast.
    22-year-old Michael Toland of Northeast.
  • August 1 1300 block of Savannah Street, Southeast
    18-year-old Shaun Simmons of Southeast.
  • August 2 800 block of 18th Street, Northeast.
    34 year-old William Burke, Jr. of Northeast.

#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.)

For thoughts on responding from a faith perspective, please visit Song Every Day.


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