District Neighbors Lost to Violence Dec 28, ’17 – Jan 3, ’18

The District of Columbia lost the following individuals to violence in the last week:

  • December 28 — 900 block of Eastern Avenue, NE (shooting)
    23-year-old Ronzay Green, of Northeast
  • December 28 — 800 block of Adrian Place, SE (shooting)
    23-year-old Kerrice Lewis, of Hyattsville, Maryland.
  • December 29 — 3900 block of 1st Street, SE (shooting)
    20-year-old Dante Coleman, 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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  • November 23 — 2400 Block of Elvans Road, SE (shooting)
    43-year-old Joseph Phill Smith, of Northwest.
  • November 25 — 300 block of P Street, SW (shooting)
    18-year-old Khyre Amar Ledbetter, of Northeast
  • December 6 — Unit block of Forrester Street, SW (stabbing)
    41-year-old Ricky Williams, of Southeast
  • December 8 — 6900 block of Georgia Avenue, NW (shooting)
    45-year-old Brian Andre Gibson, of Northwest
  • December 12 — 300 block of 34th Street, NE (stabbing)
    53-year-old Joni S. Rockingham, of Northeast
  • December 18 — 1900 block of Frederick Douglass Ct, SE (shooting)
    17-year-old James Anthony Smith of Southeast
  • December 26 — 2900 block of MLK Jr. Ave., SE (12/23 shooting)
    22-year-old Maleak Coffin, of Southeast
  • December 26 — 2200 block of Douglas Street, NE (shooting)
    38-year-old Jermaine Bowens, of Northeast
  • December 27 — 1800 block of Bryant Street, NE (shooting)
    21-year-old Elijah Henry, of Northeast

#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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