District Neighbors Lost to Violence Mar 16 – Mar 23, 2016

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

  • March 16 — 3400 Block of Benning Road, NE (shooting)
    29-year-old Darnell Lee Richardson of Cheverly, MD.
  • March 17 — 800 block of Chesapeake SE (shooting March 9)
    27-year-old Aubrey Dansbury of Southeast, DC.
  • March 22 — 4800 block of Benning Road, SE (stabbing)
    18-year-old Amanjane La-Shell Whitley, of Southeast, DC.

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

  • February 18 — 500 block of 58th Street, NE (double shooting, 1)
    51-year-old Clifton David Francis, of Northeast
  • February 18 — 500 block of 58th Street, NE (double shooting, 2)
    45-year-old David Aumon Watkins, Jr., of Northeast
  • February 19 — 1800 block of Benning Road, NE (shooting)
    21-year-old Dante Kinard, of Northeast
  • February 19 — 900 block of Eastern Avenue, NE (shooting)
    23-year-old Michael Donell Adams, of no fixed address.
  • February 22 — 4500 block of Quarles Street, NE (shooting)
    21-year-old Deandre A. Sibblies, of Northeast
  • February 24 — 3100 Block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE (shooting)
    22-year-old Demetrius Christopher Medlay, of Southeast
  • March 1 — 2700 Block of Langston Place, SE (2/29 shooting)
    21-year-old Adam Edwin Barker of Southwest
  • March 1 — 4200 block of 6th Street, SE (shooting)
    25-year-old Rudolph Garris, of Suitland, M.D.
  • March 4 — 3300 block of 23rd Street, SE (shooting)
    26-year-old Noel Rezene, of Northwest
  • March 6 — 2800 block of Alabama Avenue, SE (shooting)
    39-year-old Ms. Ivy Tonett Smith, of Northeast
  • March 11, 2016 — 1000 Block of 44th Street, NE (shooting)
    22-year-old James Stewart, of Northeast

#SayThisName for each person lost.

Mourn. Organize.
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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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