Thursday, October 8, 2015

Flowers for Uyer Bernard Hooper | street memorial in the 6400 block of 7th Street NW, DC

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 6400 block of 7th Street NW, Washington DC, on Sunday, September 6, 2015, at approximately 3:22 am. Members of the Fourth District responded for the report of a shooting and upon arrival, they located one adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and EMS transported the victim, Uyer Barnard Hooper, 55, to an area hospital, where lifesaving efforts failed and he was pronounced dead. A second victim, an adult male, suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound and was driven to an area hospital in a privately owned vehicle.

Shortly after the shooting on Sunday, September 6, 2015 at approximately 9:00 am, a suspect was developed and Dejuan Etheredge, 27, was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder While Armed.

Let us all say a prayer for justice and peace, and continue work to heal our wounded communities.

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