District Neighbors Lost to Violence Oct 16 – Oct 24

The District of Columbia lost the following individuals to violence in recent days:

  • October 16 — 1100 block of 51st Street, NE (shooting)
    40-year-old Rubelio Gomez Cervantes, of Riverdale, MD.
  • October 20 — 3500 block of Wheeler Road, SE (shooting)
    19-year-old Malik McCloud, of Southeast
  • October 20 — 900 block of 5th Street, SE (shooting)
    19-year-old Antonio Dixon, of Southeast
  • October 21 — unit block of New York Avenue, NW (shooting)
    28-year-old Marc Anthony Bolden, of Northwest

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

  • September 18 — 1400 block of 11th Street, NW (stabbing)
    35-year-old Wendy Karina Martinez, of Northwest
  • September 21 — 5100 block of F Street, SE (shooting)
    41-year-old Terrell Butler, of Northeast
  • September 21 — 900 block of 3rd Street, SW (shooting)
    27-year-old Kajuan Deris Young, of Southwest
  • September 22 — 1600 block of Euclid Street, NW (shooting)
    37-year-old James Thomas Dunn, of Southeast
  • September 23 — 3400 block of 22nd Street, SE (shooting)
    42-year-old William Hayworth, of Southeast
  • September 23 — 1400 Block of Howard Road, SE (shooting)
    28-year-old Ervin Eugene Watkins, of Southeast
  • September 23 — 3100 block of Buena Vista Terrace, SE (shooting)
    45-year-old Juan Dwayne Jackson, of Oxon Hill, MD.
  • September 24 — 2300 block of 14th Street, NE (shooting)
    47-year-old Ervin Aull, of no fixed address.
  • September 24 — 2500 block of Bowen Road, SE (shooting)
    23-year-old Damon Dickens, of Woodbridge, VA.
  • September 24 — 1800 block of Benning Road, NE (shooting)
    25-year-old Marquiawn Williams, of Northeast
  • September 25 — 6200 block of Eastern Avenue, NE (shooting)
    24-year-old Anthony Daniel Lawson, of Southeast
  • September 29 — 1600 block of U Street, SE (shooting)
    28-year-old Henry Isaacs of Southeast
  • September 30 — 1500 block of Benning Road, NE (shooting)
    27-year-old Wilbert Brooks, of Northeast
  • October 5 — 300 block of 15th Street, NE (shooting)
    32-year-old Walter Leon Baylor, of Northeast
  • October 6 — 2000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE (shooting)
    26-year-old Marquis Jones, of no fixed address.
  • October 6 — 4600 block of Benning Road, SE (shooting)
    21-year-old Avery Anderson, of Southeast
  • October 7 — 1300 block of Good Hope Road, SE (stabbing)
    30-year-old Jean-Claude Jackson, of no fixed address.
  • October 9 — 3700 block of Minnesota Avenue, NE (stabbing)
    53-year-old Curtis Barnum, of Southeast
  • October 9 — 1600 block of Montana Avenue, NE (shooting)
    26-year-old Robert Merritt, of Northeast
  • October 11 — 3200 block of 12th Street, SE (shooting)
    27-year-old Roderick Thomas, of Southeast
  • October 15 — 5300 block of D Street, SE (shooting)
    28-year-old Ferdinand Fotachwi, of Lanham
  • October 16 — 1300 block of D Street, NE (shooting)
    59-year-old Ezequiel Fernando Jimenez Pinto, of Northeast

On March 5, two 1985 deaths in the Unit Block of Quincy Place, NW, were re-classified from accidental to homicide:

  • 42-year-old Bessie Mae Duncan
  • 40-year old Roy Picott, both of Northwest

In addition:

  • Three skeletal remains, all declared homicides, found on 100 block of Wayne, SE, are yet to be identified

#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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