Four People Killed Over Memorial Day Weekend

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Four people were killed over the Memorial Day holiday weekend from the evening of May 22-May 25. Homicides over the weekend doubled the amount that occurred in 2019.

The victims include:

  • 18-year-old Antwaun Roach on the 3800 block of East Capitol Street, NE on May 22,
  • 71-year-old Sheila Lucas on the1600 block of Savannah Street, SE on May 23,
  • 26-year-old Kayvon Kinney on the 1800 block of Gainseville Street, SE on May 24, and
  • 22-year-old Christopher Beckwith on 1400 block of Fairmont Street, NW on May 25.

All of the homicides stemmed from shootings. One victim was a woman.

The homicides occurred in Southeast and Northwest, DC. Police have not apprehended any suspects.

There were two homicides in Washington, DC in 2019, including a stabbing and a shooting that took place in Southeast, DC, over the holiday weekend.

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