Neighbors Lost to Violence Jul 7 – July 13

The District of Columbia experienced the following losses to violence:

  • July 9 — 3500 block of Hayes Street, NE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    17-year-old Damari Deon Wright, of Alexandria, VA
  • July 9 — 1600 block of New York Avenue, NE (stabbing)
    Fourth District, Ward 5
    23-year-old Brittany Palmer, of no fixed address
  • July 9 — 100 block of Atlantic Street, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    33-year-old Amos Jones, of Southeast

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

  • June 7 — 3600 block of Brothers Place, SE (stabbing)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    60-year-old Orlando Murphy, of Southeast
  • June 11, 2020, in the 200 block of E Street, NE (shooting)
    First District, Ward 6
    18-year-old Saige Ballard, of Northwest
  • June 12 — 1300 block of Savannah Street, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    34-year-old Alphonzo Jones, of Temple Hills, MD
  • June 13 — 3400 block of Wheeler Road, SE (shooting)
    No district listed for incident in Ward 8, 7th District
    17-year-old Xavier Spruill, of Baltimore, MD
  • June 15 — 3900 block of Minnesota Avenue, NE (Shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    30-year-old Israel Mattocks, of Southeast
  • June 15 — 4600 block of Hillside Road, SE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    16-year-old Deandre Coleman, of Southeast
  • June 16 — 1700 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NW (5/30 shooting)
    Second District, Ward 2
    29-year-old Christian Gabriel Monje, of Fairfax, VA, Northwest
  • Earlier shooting declared homicide June 6:
    Incident: Feb 19 — 3000 block of Bladensburg Road, NE (Shooting)
    Fifth District, Ward 5
    Death: April 27
    31-year-old Maurice McRae, of Northeast
  • Earlier shooting declared homicide June 8:
    Incident: Apr 22 — 600 block of Kennedy Street, NW (Shooting)
    Fourth District, Ward 4
    Death: May 8
    64-year-old Phyllis Williams, of Northwest
  • May 22* — 700 block of Brandywine Street, SE (May 3 shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    48-year-old Irving Brandon, of Southeast
    **Announcement June 14; as with a number of other DC deaths in recent weeks,
    homicide was declared only after a delay of several weeks
  • September 7** — 200 block of F Street, NE (unknown cause)
    First District, Ward 6
    40-year-old Sonya Champ, of Northwest
    **Homicide and victim’s name announced June 14
    in two incoherent reports — A few details here
  • June 18 — unit block of Mississippi Avenue, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    41-year-old Terrell Gerald Johnson, of Southeast
  • June 18 — 1500 block of F Street, Ne (shooting)
    Fifth District, Ward 6
    27-year-old Israel Minger, of Northeast
  • June 19 — 14th & U Streets, NW (shooting)
    family told media (later MPD confirmed) that the victim killed was
    15-year-old Chase Lorenzo Poole of Northwest
  • June 20 — As of 6/22, MPD had not released details
    but family told news sources: 16-year-old Taniya Jones
    On 6/24, MPD reported the homicide, address: 4400 block of 3rd Street, SE
    Seventh District, Ward 8. victim from Brandywine, MD
  • June 20 — 2800 block of New York Avenue, NE (shooting)
    Fifth District, Ward 5
    29-year-old Darrius Watts, of Laurel, MD
  • June 22 — 2800 block of Alabama Avenue, SE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    36-year-old Vernon Harrison, of Northeast
  • June 25 — 1700 block of West Virginia Avenue, NE (shooting)
    Fifth District, Ward 5
    45-year-old Jason Ford, of Northwest
  • June 26 — 800 block of Quincy Street, NW (shooting)
    Fourth District, Ward 4
    18-year-old Kyndall Myers, of District Heights, MD
  • June 26 — 500 block of 50th Street, NE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    23-year-old Markel Ford, of Northeast
  • June 26 — 1700 block of 8th Street, NW (6/25 shooting)
    Third District, Ward 2
    15-year-old Blu Bryant, Northwest
    note: early MPD notices misspelled the name, now corrected
  • July 1 — 800 block of Yuma Street, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    17-year-old Dennis Simms, of Southeast
  • July 3 — 1600 block of K Street, NE (shooting)
    Fifth District, Ward 5
    28-year-old Timothy Brady, of Laurel, MD
  • July 4 — 100 block of Ivanhoe Street, SW (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    20-year-old Daquan Hodge, of Southwest
  • July 5 — 700 block of Kenilworth Terrace, NE (shooting)
    Sixth District, Ward 7
    16-year-old Levoire Simmons, of Northeast
  • July 5 — 100 block of Yuma Street, SE (shooting)
    Seventh District, Ward 8
    32-year-old Devin Denny, 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.

#SayThisName for each person lost.

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