District Neighbors Lost to Violence Apr 4 – Apr 10

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

  • April 4 — 4900 block of Nash Street, NE (gunshot)
    23-year-old Jobe McDowney, of Southeast
  • April 4 — 4900 block of Nash Street, NE (gunshot)
    21-year-old Desimon Richardson, of Temple Hills, MD.
  • April 5 — 2900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE (stabbing)
    49-year-old Edwin Richardson, of Southeast
  • April 7 — 1800 block of Q Street, SE (4/2 assault)
    33-year-old Melvin Edward Quick, of Southeast
  • April 7 — 2400 block of Wagner Street, SE (gunshot)
    28-year-old Montray Brown, of Southeast
  • April 8 — 3400 block of Benning Road, NE (assault)
    Decedent not yet identified
  • April 9 — 600 block of Galveston Place, SE (assault)
    62-year-old Arnold Smith, of Southeast
  • In addition, the victim in a 27-year-old shooting case was identified recently:

  • 26-year-old Steven Glover was identified as the victim whose remains were found in 1992, following a shooting in the 3500 block of Commodore Joshua Barney Drive, NE

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

  • March 6– 5000 block of D Street, SE (stabbing)
    40-year-old Natina Kiah, of Southeast
  • March 7 — Unit block of Haley Place SE (shooting elsewhere)
    location of homicide is under investigation
    27-year-old Brian Kennedy, Jr., of Temple Hills, MD
  • March 14 — 1300 block of Columbia Road, NW (shooting)
    25-year-old Dawud Debruhl of Northwest
  • March 17 — 1800 Block of Q Street, SE (assault)
    37-year-old Ahmed Simms, of Southeast
  • March 17 — 500 block of Montana Avenue, NE (stabbing)
    59-year-old Thurman Knight, of Northeast
  • March 19 — 4300 block of G Street, SE (March 16 blunt force)
    3-month-old Skylar Newman of Southeast
  • March 23 — 1200 block of Brentwood Road, NE (shooting)
    23-year-old Rafiq Hawkins, of Northeast
  • March 30 — 300 block of 62nd Street, NE (shooting)
    54-year-old Anthony Williams, of no fixed address.
  • April 1 — 3300 block of Alabama Avenue, SE (shooting)
    44-year-old Rodney Gordon, of Southeast
  • April 1 — 4600 block of Hillside Road, SE (shooting)
    28-year-old Maurice Wheeler, of no fixed address.

#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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