The District of Columbia lost the following individuals to violence in recent days:
- June 30 — 1400 block of W Street, NW (shooting)
28-year-old Christopher Payne, of Bowie, MD
- July 4 — 4200 block of 7th Street, SE (shooting)
23-year-old Keonte Haynesworth, of Upper Marlboro, MD.
- July 6 — 400 block of Burns Street, SE (shooting)
25-year-old Demarco Jones, of Waldorf, MD.
- July 8 — 3900 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SW (shooting)
22-year-old Anfernee Vernon Walker, of Southeast
- July 9 — 900 block Division Avenue, NE (shooting)
32-year-old Dominic Robinson, of Northeast
- July 10 — 2100 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE (shooting)
lost another young man in broad daylight, middle of a busy block
still unnamed as of late 7/10
In addition, these losses, reported last week, are repeated for those who may have missed an announcement due to the national holiday:
25-year-old Bernard Jarvis, of Hyattsville, MD.
18-year-old Ja’Vontay Brown, of Southeast
We are still in the 30-day mourning period for the following individuals lost to violence in the District:
- June 1 — 5300 block of E Street, SE (shooting)
39-year-old Anthony Harris, of Northeast
- June 5 — 3500 block of 22nd Street, SE (shooting)
39-year-old Bruce Gilmore of Southeast
- June 7 — 4300 block of Windom Place, NW (shooting)
45-year-old Lola Gulomova, of Northwest
- June 7 — 4300 block of Windom Place, NW (shooting–appears self-inflicted)
51-year-old Jason Rieff, of Northwest
- June 8 — 800 Block of Crittenden Street, NW (shooting)
46-year-old Bryant McClain, of No Fixed Address
- June 12 — 300 block of 62nd Street, NE (shooting)
27-year-old Darryl Johnson, of Northeast
9:00 a.m., reportedly on the way to his child’s graduation
- June 13 — 1200 block of North Capitol Street, NW (shooting)
24-year-old Devin Butler, of No Fixed Address.
- June 14 — 1600 block of West Virginia Avenue, NE (shooting)
43-year-old Damon Bell, of no fixed address.
- June 15 — 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE (shooting)
37-year-old Richfield Chang, of Southeast
- June 16 — 4300 block of 4th Street, SE (shooting)
30 year-old Arkeem Jackson, of Southeast
- June 19 — 700 block of Princeton Place, NW (shooting)
29-year-old Juan Marcell Grant, of Northwest
- June 22 — 600 block of Morton Street, NW (shooting)
45-year-old Melton Grant, of no fixed address
- June 22 — 300 block of K Street, SE (shooting)
22-year-old George Hendrix, 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.)
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