Neighbors Lost to Violence Jan 6 – Jan 13

The District of Columbia recently experienced the following losses to homicide and insurrection:

  • January 6 — U.S. Capitol (police-involved killing)
    Capitol Police & MPD responding
    35-year-old Ashli Babbitt , of Ocean Beach, CA NOTE: This is an update; name was not officially released prior to last week’s post
  • January 6 — 1300 block of 9th Street, NW (shooting)
    Third District
    20-year-old Ibrahim Sesay, of Northwest
  • January 7 — U.S. Capitol (1/6 mob violence)
    Capitol Police, MPD, and Federal officers responding
    42-year-old USCP officer, Brian D. Sicknick, of Fairfax County, VA
  • January 9 — unit block of Florida Avenue, NE (shooting)
    Fifth District, Ward 5
    17-year-old Omari Dunn, of Northwest

Please note that the nation experienced additional loss of life as a result of the J6 Insurrection, but those names are not listed among DC homicides or police-involved killings.

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

  • December 6 — 2300 block of Hartford Street, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    20 year-old Nathaniel Ford of Southeast
  • December 7 — 400 block of Xenia Street, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    30 year-old Anthony Orr, of no fixed address
  • December 9 — 1000 block of 13th Street, SE (shooting)
    First District, Ward 6
    30-year-old Kelvin Gross, of Oxon Hill, MD
  • December 10 — 3200 block of 23rd Street, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    21-year-old Duane Woolfolk, of Southeast
  • December 11 — 21st Street and Benning Road, NE (shooting)
    Fifth District, Ward 7
    35-year-old Antoine Pierce, of District Heights, MD
  • December 11 — 1700 block of 29th Street, SE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 8
    26-year-old Vincent Gyamfi, of Southeast
  • December 21 — 51st Street and Bass Place, SE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    25 year-old Tyree Brox, of Suitland, MD
  • December 16 — 3200 block of G Street, SE (April 7 blunt force)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    after coroner’s exam, homicide announced 12/31/20
    64-year-old William Johnson, of Southeast
  • January 3, 2021 — 2800 block of Alabama Avenue, SE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    22-year-old Joseph Simmons , of Southeast
  • January 3 — 3800 block of Wheeler Road, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    22-year-old Kaailyah Rainey, of Southeast
  • January 6 — US Capitol (police-involved shooting)
    A woman was fatally shot during mob action
    deceased name was not released as of 8:30 p.m. on 1/6/20

#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.

#SayThisName for each person lost.

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