Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Three shrines for Juwaun Robert Smith | 4400 block of Ponds Street NE DC

From a DC police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, in the rear of the 4400 block of Ponds Street NE, Washington DC. At approximately 3:56 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an unconscious adult male inside of a vehicle, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. The decedent has been identified as Juwaun Robert Smith, 23, of Northeast, DC

There are three separate memorials to Mr. Smith at this site. They are immediately adjacent to a recently-erected memorial for Corey Wells.

May there be comfort to the mourners.

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