District Neighbors Lost to Violence Apr 18 – Apr 24

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

  • April 17 — 5100 block of Southern Avenue, SE (shooting)
    57-year-old Barry Holmes, of Temple Hills, MD
  • April 22 — 5300 block of E Street, SE (shooting)
    24-year-old Deandre Hawkins, of No Fixed Address

A weekly post recognizing those lost to homicide in the District appears appears on Thursday mornings. Subscribe for weekly updates. This post sent slightly early due to Passover holiday.

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

  • 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.
  • 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)
    62-year-old Curtis Leon Harrison, of No Fixed Address
  • April 9 — 600 block of Galveston Place, SE (assault)
    62-year-old Arnold Smith, of Southeast
  • April 13 — 1000 block of Southern Avenue, SE (stabbing)
    46-year-old Chester Belfield, of Temple Hills, MD
  • April 15 — 2400 block of Pomeroy Road, SE (shooting)
    31-year-old Antwan Hucks, of Oxon Hill, MD
  • 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

#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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