District Neighbors Lost to Violence Aug 9-Aug 17, 2016

The District lost the following individuals to homicide this past week:

  • August 9 — 4500 block of Quarles Street, NE (shooting)
    32-year-old Deonta Farrar of Northeast
    (notice late for previous week’s listing)
  • August 10 — 900 block of Mount Olivet Road, NE (shooting)
    52-year-old William Lassiter.
  • August 10 — 5100 block of Georgia Avenue, NW (August 5 shooting)
    59-year-old Chijioke Agbakahi, of Northwest
  • August 13 — 1400 block of V Street, SE (shooting)
    19-year-old Gary Thompson, of Suitland, Maryland.

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

  • July 10 — 2100 block of Flagler Place, NW (shooting)
    27-year-old Seth Conrad Rich, of Northwest
  • July 13 — 200 block of Division, NE (July 4 shooting)
    22-year-old Deeniqua Dodds of Northeast.
  • July 15 — 400 block of Burbank Street, SE (trauma)
    29-year-old Jerimi Stephan Meade of Southeast.
  • July 15 — 4300 block of 4th Street, SE (shooting)
    20-year-old Sharod Harris of Southwest.
  • July 30 — 3500 block of 14th Street, NW (shooting)
    29-year-old Edward Roberts Jr, of an unknown address
  • July 30 — 2300 block of Good Hope Road, SE (shooting)
    19-year-old Anaiona Gaston of Hyattsville.
  • July 31 — I-295/Firth Sterling Avenue, SE overpass (shooting)
    25-year-old Judonne Stephens, of Northeast.
  • August 2 — 1800 block of Newton Street, NW (stabbing)
    32-year-old Pedro Sixto Esparragoza, of Northwest.
  • August 3 — 1600 block of V Street, SE (shooting)
    20-year-old Robert Lee Vinson, of Northwest, DC.
  • August 3 — 600 block of N Street, NW (shooting)
    19-year-old Derryk Johnson, of Northwest.
  • August 7 — 900 block of Eastern Avenue, NE (shooting)
    26-year-old Matthew Walker [residence not provided].
  • August 8 — 5700 block of Georgia Avenue, NW (shooting)
    45-year-old Donald Stephen Johnson, Jr.
  • August 10 — 100 block of Michigan Avenue, NE (stabbing)
    44-year-old Otis Byrd of Greenbelt, Maryland.

#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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