Thursday, March 1, 2018

Site of the slaying of Taiyania Thompson / 1000 block of Mount Olivet Road NE DC

From a DC police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announce an arrest has been made in a fatal shooting that occurred in the 1000 block of Mount Olivet Road NE, Washington DC, on Thursday, January 25, 2018. At approximately 3:10 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located a 16-year-old juvenile female, inside of a residence, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries. On Sunday, January 28, 2018, the victim, identified as Taiyania Thompson, 16, of Northeast DC, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead.

On Monday, January 29, 2018, Dekale Bowman, 18, was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder.

Very sad.


Fenriss said...

LLoyd, thank you for your work commemorating the lives of people lost in this way. It is sacred.

Lloyd said...

Thank you for your kind words. I will continue this work as long as it is necessary. Everyone deserves respect, and the sad plague of violence which affects us all, needs much work in order for us all to heal. Peace.