Gun-related homicides mostly accounted for all of the homicides that occurred in Washington, DC during the month of November. A majority of the fatal shootings occurred in Southeast, DC, according to D.C. Witness data.
Data shows that there were 13 shootings throughout the month of November. Police apprehended two suspects, 22-year-old Diquan Lucus and 25-year-old Devin Hill, in relation to the killings. Both suspects were arrested in December.
All of the victims from the shootings were men from 17 years old to 40 years old, including:
- 28-year-old Christopher Shepherd on Nov. 4
- 31-year-old Robert Hobson on Nov. 9
- 21-year-old Majhe Powers on Nov. 12
- 17-year-old Shaquan Buggie on Nov. 17
- 24-year-old David Rogers on Nov. 19
- 33-year-old Brian Tyrell Butler on Nov. 21
- 40-year-old Clarence Venable on Nov. 22
- 22-year-old Dante Hicks on Nov. Nov. 25
- 17-year-old Eric Mercer on Nov. 26
- 25-year-old Tyree Pugh on Nov. 28
- 28-year-old Michael Andre Francis on Nov. 28
- 28-year-old Michael Cunningham on Nov. 29, and
- 22-year-old DeAngelo Ross on Nov. 30
Police are also investigating a hit and run that occurred on the 1200 block of U Street, NW.
According to a press release, 50-year-old Nahzil Rahim was hit by a SUV around 3:10 a.m. The vehicle fled the scene.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a person and vehicle of interest.