Monday, June 29, 2020
From a DC police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Friday, June 19, 2020, in the 1500 block of 19th Street SE, Washington DC. At approximately 8:12 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. A short time later, a second adult male walked into a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim is being treated for life-threatening injuries. The decedent has been identified as Alante Moore, 28, of Southwest DC.
I spoke to a woman at this shrine. Mr. Moore was shot in a drive-by, and lived in an apartment building near the memorial. He had a baby on the way - his girlfriend is pregnant with his child.
There is another older shrine still standing in this block, and there are two more just around the corner.
Peace, peace, peace.
Posted by Lloyd at 3:45 PM