District Neighbors Lost to Violence May 12- May 18, 2016

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

  • May 12 — 3700 block of Ely Place, SE (shooting)
    28-year-old Sheldon Kevin Robinson of Southeast.
  • May 14 — 4500 block of Benning Road, SE (May 8 assault)
    35-year-old Willie James Young of Suitland, MD.
  • May 16 — 100 block of 49th Street, SE (shooting)
    45-year-old Tracey Louise Cooper of Southeast.
  • May 16 — 4800 block of Texas Avenue, SE (shooting)
    22-year-old Tayvon Devonte Cummings of Southeast.
  • May 18 — 2300 block of Mount View Place, SE (shooting)
    24-year-old Thomas Meriedy, of Southeast.

We are still in the 30-day mourning period for the following individuals lost to violence in the District:
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  • April 15 — 4400 block of Livingston Road, SE (stabbing)
    37-year-old Paul Ivey, of Southeast
  • April 17 — 2500 block of 17th Street, NW (gunshot)
    35-year-old Jayvon Marshman, of Southeast
  • April 21 — 1600 block of 16th Street, SE (shooting)
    34-year-old Matthew Edward Smith, of Southeast
  • April 22 — 4000 block of Tunlaw Road, NW (stabbing)
    61-year-old Cheryl Robin Schafer, of Falls Church, VA.
  • April 23 — 800 block of Kennedy Street, NW (stabbing)
    38-year-old Dimas Fuentes-Lazo of Northwest.
  • April 26 — 1200 Block of North Capitol Street, NW (stabbing)
    27-year-old Kenneth Eugene Jackson of Northwest.
  • April 27 — 4900 Block of Just Street, NE (4/23 shooting)
    23-year-old Nuru Frenche of Brandywine, MD.
  • May 3 — 4500 block of Illinois Ave, NW (shooting)
    21-year-old Josiah Jones of Northwest
  • May 3 — 4200 block of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, NE (bus)
    40-year-old Anthony Payne of Northwest
  • May 8 — 2900 Block of Nelson Place, SE (shooting)
    34-year-old Don Lavae Williams, Jr. of Waldorf, MD
  • May 10 — 4000 block of Wheeler Road, SE (shooting)
    22-year-old Jaquan Lamont Haney of Southeast, 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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