Thursday, April 28, 2022

Street memorial for John Jones | 1100 block of Raum Street NE DC

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, April 16, 2022, in the 1100 block of Raum Street NE, Washington DC. At approximately 4:08 am, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, the members located an adult male victim inside of a vehicle, unconscious and not breathing, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and found that the victim displayed no signs consistent with life. The decedent has been identified as 26 year-old John Jones, of Temple Hills, MD. 

I have learned that this memorial is to two people in the neighborhood, one of whom was slain, the other who passed of natural causes.

This impressive street shrine is in the Ivy City/Trinidad neighborhood. May friends, family, the community, and the deceased know peace.










Deshaun Cupid | memorial, 700 block of 18th Street NE DC - "Thank you, your work has been done."

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Thursday, March 10, 2022, in the 700 block of 18th Street NE, Washington DC. At approximately 6:03 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, the members located an adult female victim, inside a vehicle, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. The decedent has been identified as 30 year-old Deshaun Cupid, of Northeast, DC.

This touching memorial is on the corner of Benning Road and 18th Street NE.  

May Ms. Cupid have eternal rest and her friends and family be spared further grief.




Shrine for Efrain Huerta Moran | 2400 block of Chillum Road, Chillum MD.

 


From a Prince Georges County Police report: Detectives with our Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into the fatal shooting of 43-year-old Efrain Huerta Moran of Chillum, Maryland. On March 5, 2022, at approximately 7:50 am, patrol officers were called to the 2400 block of Chillum Road in Chillum for a report of a shooting.  They discovered the victim in a parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Reposar en paz.



Shrine honoring the life of Jacky Brooks | 4100 Block of South Capitol Terrace SW DC

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Thursday, March 17, 2022, in the 4100 Block of South Capitol Terrace SW, Washington DC. At approximately 8:33 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, the members located an adult male victim, inside of a vehicle, suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and found that the victim displayed no signs consistent with life. The decedent has been identified as 20 year-old Jacky Brooks, of Hyattsville, MD. 

RIP.

Site of the slaying of Malachi Jackson | 3000 block of 13th Street NW DC

From a DC Police report: 3000 block of 13th Street NW Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday, April 11, 2022, in the 3000 block of 13th Street NW, Washington DC. At approximately 10:50 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, the members located a juvenile male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and found that the victim displayed no signs consistent with life. The decedent has been identified as 15 year-old Malachi Jackson, of Northwest, DC. 

His family is grieving this young man's life, which was full of promise. More information is in an article in the Washington Post. Peace to all.

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"L.L. Moe Head" Memorial for Morris Mitchell | 1100 block of 1st Place NW DC

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Sunday, March 13, 2022, in the 1100 block of 1st Place NW, Washington, DC. At approximately 1:05 am, members of the First District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, the members located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and found that the victim displayed no signs consistent with life. The decedent has been identified as 36 year-old Morris Mitchell, of Northeast, DC. 

This memorial is in the remaining section of the Sursum Corda neighborhood. 

May Mr. Mitchell rest in peace, honored by friends and family.


Tiffany Wiggins- 3800 block of Minnesota Avenue NE

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Sunday, April 17, 2022, in the 3800 block of Minnesota Avenue NE, Washington DC. At approximately 11:16 am, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, the members located an adult female victim inside of a vehicle, unconscious and not breathing, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and found that the victim displayed no signs consistent with life. The decedent has been identified as 38 year-old Tiffany Wiggins, of Southeast, DC.

This slaying occurred near a McDonald's restaurant along the busy Minnesota Avenue corridor. 

May Ms. Wiggins rest in peace.