District Neighbors Lost to Violence May 18 – May 24, 2017

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.

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

  • 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.

#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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