Monday, February 1, 2021

Shrine for Delonte Wall | Unit block of Farragut Place NW DC

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday, January 18, 2021, in the Unit block of Farragut Place NW, Washington DC. At approximately 9:36 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The decedent has been identified as Delonte Wall, 30, of Northeast DC.

This memorial to Mr. Wall is just off busy North Capitol Street, in what is usually a quiet community.


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