District Neighbors Lost to Violence Jan 14- Jan 20, 2016

UPDATED January 21, 11 a.m.

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

Reported earlier that we had no homicides this past week. But notice just arrived of homicide that occurred yesterday.

  • January 20 — 200 Block of Anacostia Road, SE (gunshot)
    23-year-old Timon M. Jones of Southeast, DC.

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We are still in the 30-day mourning period for the following individuals lost to violence in the District:

  • December 15 — 4700 block of 1st Street, SW (gunshot)
    30-year-old Arthur Baldwin of Upper Marlboro, MD.
  • December 16 — 2500 block of 36th Place, SE (gunshot)
    26-year-old Eric Brooks of Southeast, DC.
  • December 17 — 1900 block of Bennett Place, NE
    after December 10 shooting
    53-year-old Charles Mayo of Northeast, DC.
  • December 20 — 4100 block of 8th Street, NW (Stabbing)
    17-year-old Jose Ochoa of Northwest, DC.
  • 700 block of 24th Street, NE — December 21 (stabbing)
    50-year-old Lenard Wills of Northwest, DC.
  • December 28 — 1000 block of Savannah, SE (gunshot)
    31-year-old Kevin Dennis Prater of no fixed address.
  • December 28 — 2300 block of Hartford Street, SE (gunshot)
    34-year-old Darnell Antonio Mayfield of Northeast, DC.
  • January 8, 2106 — 3700 block of Hayes, NE (gunshot)
    31-year-old Joseph Andre Robinson of Southeast, DC.
  • January 9, 2016 — 2500 block of Pomeroy Road, SE (gunshot, Jan 8)
    30-year-old Roger Lewis Haggins of Fort Washington, MD.
  • January 10, 2016 — 2000 Block of 32nd Place, SE (gunshot)
    21-year-old Sergio A. Verastegui of Springfield, VA.

#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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