Monday, October 25, 2021

Shrine at the site of a triple homicide: Donnetta Dyson, Keenan Braxton, and Johnny Joyner | 600 block of Longfellow Street NW DC

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the suspect vehicle in a homicide offense that occurred on Saturday, September 4, 2021, in the 600 block of Longfellow Street NW, Washington DC. At approximately 7:33 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located multiple victims suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported three adult male victims to area hospitals for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. After finding no signs consistent with life, three additional victims, two adult males and one adult female, were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The decedents have been identified as 31 year-old Donnetta Dyson, of Northeast DC, 24 year-old Keenan Braxton, of Northwest DC, and 37 year-old Johnny Joyner, of Northeast DC.

May Ms. Dyson, Mr. Braxton, and Mr. Joyner ever rest in peace, and their friends, community, and family be spared further grief.

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