District Neighbors Lost to Violence Feb 8 – 14

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

    • February 9 — 4700 block of Alabama Avenue, SE (2/2 shooting)
      25-year-old Dalane Yates, of Northeast

    We are still in the 30-day mourning period for the following individuals lost to violence in the District:
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    • January 10 — 2400 block of Skyland Place, SE (shooting)
      19-year-old Paris Brown, of Southeast
    • January 12 — 400 block of Riggs Road, NE (shooting)
      17-year-old Davon Fisher, of Northeast
    • January 14 — 1700 block of Minnesota Avenue, SE (shooting)
      14-year-old Steven Slaughter, of Southeast
    • January 17 — 2000 block of 16th Street, SE (shooting)
      23-year-old Jasmine Lashai Light, Southwest
    • January 20 — 4700 block of Benning Road, SE (shooting)
      29-year-old Kenneth Poindexter, of Southeast
    • January 26 — 2400 block of Elvans Road, SE (shooting)
      49-year-old Bernadette King, of Southeast
    • January 28 — 800 block of Chesapeake Street, SE (shooting)
      26-year-old Todd Green, of Southeast
    • January 28 — 1000 block of Mount Olivet Road, NE (1/25 shooting)
      16-year-old Taiyania Thompson, of Northeast
    • January 29 — 5400 block of C Street, SE (trauma)
      death on 3/21/17 ruled homicide on 1/29/18
      1-year-old Rhythm Fields, of Southeast
    • February 3 — 400 block of H Street, NW (stabbing)
      56-year-old Gregory Monroe, of Northwest
    • February 5 — 2300 block of 11th Street, NW (stabbing)
      71-year-old Michael Mahoney, of Northwest

    #SayThisName for each person lost.

    Mourn. Organize.
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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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