District Neighbors Lost to Violence May 16 – May 22

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

  • May 18 — 100 block of T Street, NE (shooting)
    25-year-old Jonathan Hernandez of Southeast
  • May 22 — 2300 block of Shannon Place, SE (shooting)
    33-year-old Pierre Mercer, of Southeast
  • In addition, decedent in earlier homicide identified:

  • May 17 — Decedent identified in April 27 homicide,
    5200 block of Canal Road, NW (sharp force injuries)
    16-year-old Eberson Guerra-Sanchez, of Frederick, MD

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

  • 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
  • April 27 — 5200 block of Canal Road, NW (sharp force injuries)
    Decedent still (late 5/1) not identified
  • April 28 — 700 block of 14th Street, SE (stabbing)
    40-year-old Jamal Ferrell, of Southeast
  • April 30 — 4400 block of G Street, SE (shooting)
    22-year-old Devante Moody, of Southeast
  • May 1 — 3300 block of D Street, SE (shooting)
    23-year-old Dajuan Donald Hart, of Southeast
  • May 5 — 3000 block of Stanton Road, SE (shooting)
    18-year-old Saoun Coplins, of Northeast
  • May 9, 2019 — 800 block of Xenia Street, SE (shooting)
    28-year-old Mark Milline Jr., of Southeast

#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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