Neighbors Lost to Violence Jun 3 – Jun 9

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

  • March 23 — 1500 Block of Ogden Street, NW (blunt trauma)
    Fourth District, Ward 1
    homicide announced on June 9
    38-year-old Ramon Gomez-Yanez, of Northwest
  • June 4 — 1900 block of 7th Street, NW (shooting)
    Third District, Ward 1
    31-year-old Clifton Smith, of Southeast
  • June 7 — 6200 block of Banks Place, NE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    47-year-old Carlos Singleton, of Southeast

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

  • May 8 — 400 block of 8th Street, SE (stabbing)
    First District, Ward 6
    29-year-old Keith Frye, of Southeast
  • May 10 — 2600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE (stabbing)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    47-year-old Georgette Banks, of no fixed address
  • May 11 — 1500 block of Maryland Avenue, NE (stabbing)
    Fifth District, Ward 5
    43-year-old Kareem Elliot Watkins, of Temple Hills, MD
  • May 14 — 400 block of 2nd Street, NW (shooting)
    First District, Ward 6
    27-year-old Leonard Turner, of Southeast
  • May 15 — 3900 block of Minnesota Avenue, NE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    28-year-old Lester Howard, of Southeast
  • May 17 — unit block of O Street, SW (shooting)
    First District, Ward 6
    27-year-old Daqual Covington, of Northeast
  • May 19 — 1800 block of Q Street, SE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 8
    65-year-old Ella-Mae Neal, of Southeast
  • May 22 — 3600 Block of Jay Street, NE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    45-year-old Tyrone Curtis, of Northeast
  • May 24 — 1300 block of Alabama Avenue, SE (police-involved shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    26-year-old Vedo Hall, of Northeast
  • May 27 — 100 block of Sheridan Street, NE (shooting)
    Fourth District, Ward 4
    39 year-old Bret Desmarteau, of Baltimore, MD
  • May 28 — 600 block of Upshur Street, NW (shooting)
    Fourth District, Ward 4
    16-year-old Kassius-Khon Glay, of Northwest
  • May 29 — 600 Block of Mellon Street, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    35-year-old Harold Biddiex, of Greenbelt, MD
  • May 31 — 1400 block of L Street, SE (shooting)
    First District, Ward 6
    40-year-old Frank Winchester, 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.

Mourn. Organize.
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