Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Damoni Gaither's memorial | 300 block of Anacostia Road NE DC - "I still cry today"

From a DC police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in the 300 block of Anacostia Road NE, Washington DC. At approximately 3:06 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location after hearing the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located a juvenile male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene. After finding no signs consistent with life, the victim, identified as Damoni Gaither, 17, of Southeast DC, was pronounced dead. Additionally, officers located two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds in the 3500 block of Minnesota Avenue, Southeast. They were both transported to local hospitals for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

May there be peace and justice.

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