Four Juvenile Males Killed in June Among 21 Total Homicides, Data Shows

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D.C. Witness recorded 39 total homicide and non-fatal shooting incidents in DC in June. 

Of those, 21 were homicides. All homicides committed in the District, except one, were caused by guns. Four homicide victims were juvenile males who died in three separate incidents. No arrests have been made in these cases.  

Stephon Shreeves, 14, succumbed to his injuries on the 2600 block of Sheridan Road, SE, on June 17 after he sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

Meanwhile, Demarcos Pinckney, 15, and Kevin Mason,17, were shot and killed on June 18, on the 2700 block of Langston Place, SE. 

On June 27, Jaylin Osborne,15, was found by officers on the 2600 block of Stanton Road, SE suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. 

Sunday appeared to be the most dangerous day of the week in DC in June, with five homicides and five non-fatal shootings occurring on that day.  

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has arrested and charged seven suspects for homicides in June. 

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