The District of Columbia lost the following individuals to violence in the past week:
- May 20 — 100 block of Joliet Street, SW (stabbing)
49-year-old Derrick Roach, of Southwest.
- May 22 — 3900 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE (shooting)
35-year-old Antonio Bassett, of Southeast
- May 22 — 1100 block of K Street, SE (stabbing)
31-year-old Whitney Jones, of Riverdale, MD.
- April 27 — 2700 block of Bruce Place, SE (shooting)
37-year-old Christopher Devin Heard, of Oxon Hill, MD
- April 30 — 3500 block of Stanton Road, SE (4/14 shooting)
26-year-old Michael Derricote, of Upper Marlboro, MD.
- May 5 — 4600 block of Benning Road, SE (shooting)
36 year-old Michael Dupree Price, of Southeast
- May 9 — 100 block of Irvington Street, SW (shooting)
25-year-old Damonta Thompson, of Southwest
- May 10 — 6100 block of Banks Place, NE (shooting)
24 year-old Dejon Charles Sutton of Northeast
- May 16 — 100 block of Joliet Street, SW (officer-involved shooting)
41-year-old Isabelle Duval of Winchester, VA.
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Data are taken from DC’s Metropolitan Police Department notices. (See “About” for a little more.)
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