District Neighbors Lost to Violence Oct 31 – Nov 7

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

  • October 31 — 100 block of Mississippi Avenue, SE (shooting)
    29-year-old Kevin Jackson, of Southeast
  • October 31 — unit block of Massachusetts Avenue, NE (shooting)
    34-year-old James Eric Ferrell, of no fixed address.
  • November 3 — 900 block of Brentwood Road, NE (shooting)
    68-year-old Nazir Ahmad, of Laurel, MD.
  • November 5 — 300 block of 50th Street, NE (shooting)
    26-year-old Dewayne Weaver, of Southeast
  • November 6 — 3900 block of Southern Avenue, SE (shooting)
    22-year-old Gibril Turner, of Southeast

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

  • 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
  • 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
  • October 24 — 1200 block of 17th Street, NE (shooting)
    22-year-old Roger Marmet, of Northeast
  • October 27 — 4400 block of Douglas Street, NE (shooting)
    19-year-old Trayvon Wood, of Southeast
  • October 30 — 4800 block of Alabama Avenue, SE (Shooting)
    25-year-old Taquan Smith, of Southeast
  • October 30 — 5000 block of Fitch Place, NE (shooting)
    26-year-old Terrance Johnson, of Southeast

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.

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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