District Neighbors Lost to Violence Sep 4 – Sep 11

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

  • September 4 — 3900 block of East Capitol Street, NE (shooting)
    22-year-old Semaj Alsobrooks, of Northeast
  • September 7 — 3600 block of Jay Street, NE (shooting)
    19-year-old DeAndre Person, of Northeast
  • September 10 — 3000 block of 24th Place, SE (shooting)
    16-year-old Steffen Brathwaite, of Southeast

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

  • 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)
  • 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
  • August 30 — 200 block of M Street, SW (shooting)
    16-year-old Domonique Franklin, of Southeast
  • September 3 — 900 block of Division Avenue, NE (shooting)
    28-year-old Kalin Louis Middleton, of Seat Pleasant, MD

#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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