District Neighbors Lost to Violence Oct 9 – Oct 16

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

  • October 9 — 1600 block of Rosedale Street, NE (double shooting)
    24-year-old Devon Miler, of Northeast
  • October 9 — 1600 block of Rosedale Street, NE (double shooting)
    27-year-old Lekelefac Fonge, of Lanham, MD
  • October 10 — 5200 block of Sheriff Road, NE (10/8 shooting)
    24-year-old Kevin Better, of Southeast
  • October 10 — 1200 block of I Street, SE (shooting)
    36-year-old Marcus Williams, of Southeast
  • October 11 — 1900 block of 16th Street, SE (shooting)
    30-year-old Jonathan Jones, of Cheltenham, MD
  • October 12 — 2200 block of Savannah Terrace, SE (shooting)
    24-year-old Shaquille Simmons, of Northwest
  • October 12 — 300 block of 1st Street, SE (10/11 stabbing)
    15-year-old Jaquar McNair, of Southeast

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

  • September 10 — 3000 block of 24th Place, SE (shooting)
    16-year-old Steffen Brathwaite, of Southeast
  • September 12 — 700 block of Brandywine Street, SE (shooting)
    48-year-old Robert William Wagoner, of Capital Heights, MD
  • September 13 — 5000 block of Arkansas Avenue, NW (shooting)
    32-year-old George Ransford, of NW
  • September 15 — unit block of 35th Street, NE (shooting)
    20-year-old Lamont Munden, of Southeast
  • September 16 — 2200 block of Savannah Terrace, SE (shooting)
    55-year-old Alphonzo Carter, of Southeast
  • September 16 — 2200 block of Savannah Terr, SE (police-involved shooting)
    53-year-old Eric Carter, of Southeast
  • August 31 — 1300 block of New York Avenue, NE (7/31 blunt-force trauma)
    53-year-old David Bodrick, of no fixed address
    incident on 7/31; death on August 31; homicide declared 9/17
    (Pls note: Mr. Bodrick’s death was not previously reported, as only homicides and police-involved killings are listed here)
  • September 18 — 200 block of P Street, SW (shooting)
    27-year-old Marquette Harris, of Southwest
  • September 19 — 1300 block of Columbia Road, NW (shooting)
    21-year-old Vincent Carter, of Southeast
  • September 19 — 1300 block of Brentwood Road, NE (shooting)
    20-year-old Sean Coleman-Bey, of Northeast
  • September 22 — 1300 block of Morris Road, SE (shooting)
    17-year-old Jamel Kirkland, of Southeast
  • September 22 — 200 block of 51st Street, NE (shooting)
    21-year-old Rashid Ferguson, of Northwest
  • September 28 — 2800 block of Jasper Street, SE (stabbing)
    52-year-old Anthony Hardy, of Southeast
  • September 29 — 600 block of S Street, NW (shooting)
    19-year-old Tahlil Byrd, of Southeast
  • August 17 — 3700 block of Horner Place, SE (multiple injuries)
    24-year-old Marquita Lucas, of Northwest
    Victim located in brush fire in Bowie (MD); identity released by MPDC 10/1
  • October 9 — 1300 block of Half Street, SW (shooting)
    15-year-old Thomas Johnson, 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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