Friday, September 9, 2016

Memorial for Tony Jermaine Gates | 1000 block of Rhode Island Avenue NE

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 1000 block of Rhode Island Avenue NE, Washington DC, on Monday, August 29, 2016. At approximately 11:46 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location and located an adult male, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire & EMS transported the victim to an area hospital. Once admitted to the hospital, all lifesaving efforts failed, and the victim was pronounced dead. The decedent has been identified as Tony Jermaine Gates, 24, of Southeast, DC.

This memorial to Mr. Gates is in a quiet site along a very busy DC thoroughfare. The police crime tape is also along Rhode Island Avenue.

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