The District of Columbia lost the following individuals to violence in recent days:
- December 4 — 5200 block of Georgia Avenue, NW (7/22/19 trauma)
Victim succumbed Dec 4; homicide ruled Dec 10; identity announced Dec 12
40-year-old Jose Martinez-Coto of Northeast
- December 6 — 2500 block of Sheridan Road, SE (shooting)
30-year-old Taboris Johnson, of Southeast
- December 14 — 1000 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE (shooting)
19-year-old Daquan Hankins, of Northeast
We are still in the 30-day mourning period for the following individuals lost to violence in the District:
- November 4 — 3100 block of 16th Street, NW (stabbing)
28-year-old Christopher Shepherd, of No Fixed Address.
- 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.
- November 17 — 4600 block of Hillside Road, SE (shooting)
17-year-old Shaquan Buggie, of King George, VA
- November 19 — 2400 block of Pomeroy Road, SE (shooting)
24-year-old David Rogers, of Southeast
- November 21 — 2300 block of Ainger Place, SE (shooting)
33-year-old Brian Tyrell Butler, of Southeast
- November 22– 3200 block of Dubois Place, SE (shooting)
40-year-old Clarence Venable, of Southeast
- November 25 — 2500 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE (shooting)
22-year-old Dante Hicks, of Northeast
- November 26 — 4700 block of Benning Road, SE (11/22 shooting)
17-year-old Eric Mercer, of Northwest
- November 28 — Unit block of Danbury Street, SW (shooting)
28-year-old Michael Andre Francis, of Upper Marlboro, MD
- November 28 — 1700 block of Trenton Place, SE (shooting)
25-year-old Tyree Pugh, of no fixed address.
- November 29 — 3000 block of 30th Street, SE (shooting)
28-year-old Michael Cunningham, of Northeast
- November 30 — 2800 block of Shipley Terrace, SE (shooting)
22-year-old DeAngelo Ross, 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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