Neighbors Lost to Violence Feb 27 – Mar 3

The District of Columbia recently experienced the following loss to homicide:

  • March 1 (1/14) — 2600 block of Sheridan Road, SE (strangulation)
    announcement on March 1** of 1/14/21 homicide
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    42-year-old Lakisha Barnes, of no fixed address

Posting period adjusted due to late posting last week.

**Note, please, that DC is seeing some delays in announcement of medical examiner’s results, with some homicide declarations appearing weeks after the death.

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

  • January 26 — 2600 block of 12th Place, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    15-year-old Jamarid Robinson, of Southeast
  • January 26 — 1300 block of Brentwood Road, NE (shooting)
    Fifth District, Ward 5
    22-year-old Dewayne Shorter, III, of Temple Hills, MD
  • January 28 — 1300 block of Morris Road, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    26-year-old Aaron Bourne, of Woodbridge, VA
  • January 28 — 3300 block of Newark Street, NW (trauma)
    Second District, Ward 3
    54-year-old Donald Arndt, of Northwest
  • January 31 — 1100 block of Bellevue Street, SE (stabbing)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    30-year-old Brenea Audrice Franklin, of Southeast
  • February 5 — 100 block of Irvington Street, SW (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    28-year-old Stephon Chew , of Southeast
  • February 6 — 4100 block of Minnesota Avenue, NE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    30-year-old Isaiah Glover, of Northeast
  • February 6 — 4800 block of Benning Road, SE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    22-year-old Deshawn Watkins, of Southeast
  • February 8 — 1600 Block of E Street, NE (stabbing)
    Fifth District, Ward 6
    28-year-old Tiffany Hardy, of Northeast
  • February 11 — Unit block of K Street, NE (stabbing)
    First District, Ward 6
    50-year-old Dennis Hall, of no fixed address (tent encampment)
  • February 12 — 2100 block of 36th Place, SE (stabbing)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    60-year-old Edward Smith, of Southeast
  • February 14 — Intersection of Branch and Pennsylvania avenues, SE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    18-year-old Cierra Young, of District Heights, MD
  • February 16 — 300 block of 33rd Street, SE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    22 year-old Diamonte Green, of District Heights, MD
  • February 17 — 1500 block of Butler Street, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    29-year-old Dalonte McLean, of Southeast
  • February 18 — 1000 block of Thomas Jefferson Street, NW (shooting)
    Second District
    30-year-old Youness Zarouaki, of Alexandria, VA.
  • February 19 — 6000 block of Chillum Place, NE (shooting)
    Fourth District
    60-year-old Geno Freeman, of Hyattsville, MD
  • February 21 — 3900 block of Minnesota Avenue, NE (stabbing)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    50-year-old Walter Lee Rogers, of no fixed address.
  • February 23 — 1100 block of Howard Road, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    Victim succumbed on February 24
    49-year-old Marcus Covington, of Southwest
  • February 26 — announcement re: 3600 block of F Street, SE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7 2/4 report of human skeletal remains in Fort Dupont Park
    death subsequently ruled homicide
    44-year-old Keith 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.

#SayThisName for each person lost.

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