The District of Columbia lost the following individual to violence in the last week:
- January 5 — 5000 Block of Jay Street, NE (12/9/16 shooting)
17-year-old James Colter, 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
- 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
#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.)
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