District Neighbors Lost to Violence Aug 22 – 28

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

  • August 22 — 3400 block of 18th Street, SE (shooting)
    28-year-old Ronald Brown, of Southeast
  • August 27 — 400 block of Irving Street, NW (stabbing)
    27-year-old Margery Magill, of Northwest

In addition, the following losses, in earlier months, were recently ruled homicide:

  • March 15 — 1900 block of Savannah Terrace, SE (blunt force)
    trauma and death occurred on March 15; homicide ruled 8/27/19
    3-year-old Anniebelle Marsh, of Southeast
  • May 19 — 100 block of K Street, SE (5/15 assault).
    Assault on May 15; death on May 19; homicide ruled 8/21/19
    48-year-old Berner Johnson, of Southeast

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

  • July 22 — 1300 Block of Saratoga Avenue, NE (shooting)
    32-year-old Curtis Lowell Franklin, of Northeast
  • July 23 — 3900 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SW (7/8 shooting)
    20-year-old Timothy Richardson, of Northeast
    this is the second, recently succumbing victim of a double-shooting
  • July 26 — 300 block of 50th Street, NE (shooting)
    37-year-old Francis Lee Savoy, of Southeast
  • July 28 — 3100 block of Randle Place, SE (assault)
    33-year-old Lucas Alonzo Thomas, of no fixed address.
  • July 30 — 1300 block of Savannah Street, SE (shooting)
    26-year-old Anthony Hooks, of Southeast
  • August 3 — 1500 block of North Capitol Street, NE (shooting)
    46-year-old Wendell Youngblood, of Baltimore, MD
  • August 5 — 5000 Block of Bass Place, SE (stabbing)
    29-year-old Pierre Fenner, of Southeast
  • August 12 — 2400 block of Elvans Road, SE (shooting)
    20-year-old Devin Dwayne Smith, of Southeast
  • August 14 — 1900 block of Frederick Douglass Court, SE (shooting)
    25-year-old Delante Colson, of Southeast
  • August 14 — 3400 block of 22nd Street, SE (shooting)
    25-year-old Lamont Johnson, of Northeast
  • August 15 — 1500 block of 45th Street, NE (8/14 shooting)
    20-year-old Alonzo Hines, Jr., of Southeast
  • August 17– 1500 block of 18th Street, SE (shooting)
    28-year-old William Roland, of Southeast
  • August 18 — 1500 block of 45th Street, NE (shooting)
    40-year-old Corey Wells, of Capital Heights, MD.
  • August 16 — 2300 block of 18th Street, NW (8/8 blunt force)
    51-year-old Todd Messer, of no fixed address
    (assault: 8/8; succumbed to injuries: 8/16; homicide ruled: 8/19)

#SayThisName for each person lost.

Mourn. Organize.
Share this list.

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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s