Friday, September 10, 2021

Balloon memorial at a double homicide site: Jovan Hill Jr., and Tariq Riley | 100 Block of Q Street NW DC

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Sunday, July 25, 2021, in the 100 Block of Q Street NW, Washington DC. At approximately 3:58 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located two adult male victims suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and transported both victims to a local hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, both victims succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced dead. A short time later, a third victim was located at a local hospital where they were treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The decedents have been identified as 22 year-old Jovan Hill Jr., and 19 year-old Tariq Riley, both of Northwest, DC. 

May their families and friends be spared further grief.

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