Five people were killed in D.C. this week, bringing this year’s total homicide count to 51. June and July have been the deadliest months thus far with 12 and 11 homicides, respectively.
- Anthony Chase and Eric Leeper were shot and killed in Southeast D.C. Both men were found shot on Ridge Road SE around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.
- Siblings Jamie and Jamal Jenkins were gunned down around 4:30 a.m. Saturday in the 5300 block of East Capitol Street Northeast.
- The identity of a male victim who was shot early Saturday morning remains withheld pending family notification. The victim was found dead in the 1100 block of First Place Northwest.
Judge John Ramsey Johnson found probable cause Monday that Asia Moore stabbed and killed 23-year-old Marvin Harvey. Moore, though, has been released from jail on a personal promise to attend all scheduled court hearings.
A medical examiner determined the death of Rayshawn Hailstock to be a homicide. Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier said detectives are still “investigating the circumstances of the case and will present the facts to the [United States Attorney’s Office].”