District Neighbors Lost to Violence Sep 8-14, 2016

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

  • September 8 — 4000 block of 3rd Street, SE (shooting)
    29-year-old Evan Williams, of Upper Marlboro, MD.
  • September 11 — 300 block of M Street, NW (officer-involved shooting)
    31-year-old Terrence Sterling, of Fort Washington, MD
  • September 13 — 700 block of 16th Street, NE (shooting)
    18-year-old Tesean Jermaine Ashe, of Southeast
  • September 13 — 4600 block of Livingston Road, SE (shooting)
    19-year-old Deon Calvin Smith, of Oxon Hill, MD.

We are still in the 30-day mourning period for the following individuals lost to violence in the District:
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  • August 8 — 5700 block of Georgia Avenue, NW (shooting)
    45-year-old Donald Stephen Johnson, Jr.
  • August 9 — 4500 block of Quarles Street, NE (shooting)
    32-year-old Deonta Farrar of Northeast
  • August 10 — 100 block of Michigan Avenue, NE (stabbing)
    44-year-old Otis Byrd of Greenbelt, Maryland.
  • 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.
  • August 21 — 1200 block of 18th Place, NE (Shooting)
    24-year-old Dante Miller, of Northeast
  • August 26 — 300 block of 24th Street, NE (shooting)
    40-year-old Raeshard Blue, of Northeast
  • August 26 — 300 block of 24th Street, NE (shooting)
    27-year-old Treyvon Johnson, of Northeast
  • August 29 — 1000 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE (shooting)
    24-year-old Tony Jermaine Gates, of Southeast
  • August 29 — 3100 block of Buena Vista Terrace, SE (shooting)
    23-year-old Tyler Jerel Mceachern, of no fixed address.
  • September 1 — 1900 block of 16th Street, SE (shooting)
    17-year-old Kevin Anthony Jackson, II of Southeast
  • September 1 — 1300 block of Brentwood Road, NE (8/30 shooting)
    premature newborns, Heaven and Neveah Johnson
    (survived less than one day post-delivery,
    after their pregnant mother was shot and began premature labor)
  • September 2 — 2500 block of 14th Street, NE (shooting)
    28-year-old Lamar Purnell Parrish of Northeast
  • September 2 — 5100 block of H Street, SE (shooting)
    23-year-old Christopher Redfear of Capitol Heights, MD.
  • September 5 — 300 block of 50th Street, NE (stabbing)
    24-year-old Juston Richardson of Northeast
  • September 6 — 2500 block of Elvans Road, SE (shooting)
    35-year-old Joe Cook, of Southeast

#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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