District Neighbors Lost to Violence Oct 29 – Nov 4, 2015

The District of Columbia lost the following individuals through violence this week:

  • October 28 — 4200 block of Edson Place, NE (gunshot)
    25-year-old Marcquetta Cunningham of Northeast, DC
  • October 29 — 5300 block of Dix Street, Northeast (gunshot)
    35-year-old Leon Reid Jr. of Northeast, DC.
  • October 30 — 1400 block of V Street, Southeast (gunshot)
    36-year-old Kenneth Eugene Cosby of Northwest, DC.
  • October 30 — 1300 block of Morris Road, Southeast (gunshot)
    36-year-old Joseph Kenneth Belle of Southeast, DC.
  • October 31 — 1600 block of New York Avenue, Northeast
    41-year-old Victor Drummings of Upper Marlboro, MD.
  • Oct 31/Nov 1 — 1000 block of Savannah Street, Southeast (gunshot)
    36-year-old Van Joyner of Southeast, DC.
  • November 2 — 200 block of Tennessee Avenue, NE (gunshot, homicide)
    36-year-old Desiree Cooper, of Northeast
  • November 2 — 200 block of Tennessee Avenue, NE (gunshot, suicide)
    37-year-old John Robinson of Northeast
  • November 3 — 5000 block of Benning Road, SE (gunshot)
    19 year-old Tyree Banks of Southeast, DC.
  • Death Investigation: Prisoner in Custody
    November 1 — 2300 block of Good Hope Road, SE
    27-year-old Alonzo Smith of Southeast
  • PG County Police-Involved Shooting
    November 2 — 2800 block of Gainesville Street, SE
    62-year-old James Covington, Junior of Southeast

#SayThisName for each person lost.

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

  • October 3 700 block of H Street Northeast (gunshot)
    32-year-old Jerome Leroy Wright of Northeast, D.C.
  • October 6 600 block of 42nd Street Northeast (gunshot)
    20-year-old Muhammad Washington of Northeast, DC
  • October 13 300 block of Parkland Place, SE (stabbing)
    32-year-old Cortez Lamont Clark of Temple Hills, Maryland.
  • October 15 — 3200 block of 15th Place, SE (gunshot)
    23-year-old Tavon Maurice Patterson of Southeast, DC.
  • October 16 — 200 block of K Street, NW (stabbing)
    24-year-old Joel David Midgett of Northwest, DC.
  • October 19 — 1900 block of Capitol Avenue, NE (gunshot)
    20 year-old Percy Williams of Northeast, D.C.
  • October 20 — 2900 block of Sherman Avenue, Northwest (gunshot)
    38-year-old Marcus Manor of Northwest, D.C.
  • October 21 — 1900 block of Q Street, Southeast (gunshot)
    42-year-old Norman Joaquin of Southeast, D.C.
  • October 22 — 2200 block of G Street, NE (stabbing)
    51-year-old Nathaniel Moody of Northeast, D.C
  • October 22 — 500 block of Morse Street, Northeast (stabbing)
    19-year-old Eric Jones of Clinton, Maryland.
  • October 26 — 7800 block of Alaska Avenue, NW (police-involved shooting)
    21-year-old Marquesha McMillan of Northeast, DC.

#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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