Monday, June 25, 2018

Memorial to Anthony Jerome Clark, slain in the 700 block of Langston Terrace NE, Washington DC

From a DC police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Monday, May 28, 2018, in the 700 block of Langston Terrace, NE, Washington DC. At approximately 2:31 am, members of the Fifth District heard the sounds of gunshots and responded to the listed location. Upon arrival, members located an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim, identified as Anthony Jerome Clark 24, of Southeast DC, displayed no signs consistent with life.

Peace. Peace & justice.

No Shoot Zone / 1200 block of Southern Avenue SE

 I encountered this poignant tag in the 1200 block of Southern Avenue SE, on the Prince Georges County side of the road.
DC's Wards 5 and 8 have been experiencing a significant uptick in homicides this year.
This message is wise and relevant.