District Neighbors Lost to Violence Nov 7 – Nov 13

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

  • November 9 — 200 block of L Street, SW (shooting)
    31-year-old Robert Hobson, of Suitland, MD.
  • November 12 — 4300 block of Wheeler Road, SE (shooting)
    21-year-old Majhe Powers, of Oxon Hill, MD.

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

  • October 9 — 1300 block of Half Street, SW (shooting)
    15-year-old Thomas Johnson, of Southeast
  • 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
  • October 17 — 4200 block of 6th Street, SE (shooting)
    27-year-old Deron Leake, of Southeast
  • October 19 — 2400 block of Hartford Street, NE (shooting)
    30-year-old Christopher Parks, of Hyattsville, MD.
  • October 22 — 4400 block of Ponds Street, NE (shooting)
    23-year-old Juwaun Robert Smith of Northeast, DC
  • October 23– 2200 block of Alabama Avenue, SE (shooting)
    19-year-old Alvin Barnes of Southeast, DC
  • October 24 — 900 block of 21st Street, NE (shooting)
    32-year-old Alie Labay of New Carrollton, MD.
  • October 26 — 1700 block of R Street, SE (shooting)
    28-year-old Johnathan Mayrant, of Southeast
  • October 26 — 4200 block of East Capitol Street, NE (shooting)
    22-year-old Aaron George, of Northeast
  • November 4 — 3100 block of 16th Street, NW (stabbing)
    28-year-old Christopher Shepherd, of No Fixed Address.

#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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