William Parker | Homicide Watch DChttp://homicidewatch.org/victims/william-parker/Latest news about William Parkeren-usMon, 11 Apr 2011 17:02:21 -0400A Week of Candle Lighthttp://homicidewatch.org/2011/04/11/a-week-of-candle-light/<p>Friends and families are mourning the violent deaths of six people who lost their lives in four days of violence last week. Vigils and memorials started over the weekend and are likely to continue throughout the week.<br /> <span id="more-3151"></span><br /> The victims are:</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://homicidewatch.org/victims/shonell-corriea/" >Shonell Corriea</a>, aka Chris, a 22-year-old father from Northwest D.C. He was shot and killed in the 700 block of Quincy Street NW where he lived on Wednesday, April 6 at 9:40 p.m. Friends have planned a <a href="http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=211819305511670&#038;id=100000508053725" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','http://www.facebook.com']);">candlelight vigil </a>for 6 p.m. tonight on Quincy Street NW.</li> <li><a href="http://homicidewatch.org/victims/reginald-l-williams/" >Reginald L. Williams Jr</a>, aka Buster, a 22-year-old man from Northeast D.C. He was shot and killed in a double shooting in the 700 block of Yuma Street SE on Wednesday, April 6 at 11:20 p.m.</li> <li><a href="http://homicidewatch.org/victims/joshua-ruffin/" >Joshua Ruffin</a>, aka Rocket, a 20-year-old Southeast D.C. man. He was shot and killed in a double shooting in the 700 block of Yuma Street SE on Wednesday, April 6 at 11:20 p.m. A<a href="http://twitter.com/#!/pumkenmonroe/status/57398773252505600" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','http://twitter.com']);"> candlelight vigil</a> is planned for this evening.</li> <li><a href="http://homicidewatch.org/victims/raheem-jackson/" >Raheem Jackson</a>, aka Gunna, a 16-year-old Southeast D.C. teen who attended HD Woodson High School and played on the basketball team. Jackson was shot and killed in the 1300 block of Congress Street SE where he lived on Thursday April 7 at 9:25 p.m. A <a href="http://homicidewatch.org/2011/04/11/vigil-for-raheem-gunna-jackson-planned-for-thursday/" >candlelight vigil</a> is planned for Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Davis Recreational Center.</li> <li><a href="http://homicidewatch.org/category/victims/william-parker/" >William Parker</a>, a 45-year-old man from Capitol Heights Maryland. He was shot and killed in the 2700 block of Elvans Road SE on Friday April 8 at 8:10 p.m. </li> <li><a href="http://homicidewatch.org/category/victims/kevin-andre-washington/" >Kevin Andre Washington</a>, aka Junior, a 20-year-old Northwest D.C. man. He was shot and killed in the 100 block of Irving Street NW on Sunday April 10 at 12:21 a.m.</li> </ul> <p><em>If you know of other memorials, vigils and services that you would like to add to this list, you can leave them in comments or email them to homicidewatchdc [at] gmail.com.</em></p> Laura AmicoMon, 11 Apr 2011 17:02:21 -0400http://homicidewatch.org/2011/04/11/a-week-of-candle-light/Shonell Christopher CorrieaRaheem JacksonWilliam ParkerJoshua Jamall RuffinKevin Andre WashingtonReginald L. WilliamsMan Dead After Being Found Shot in Vehicle Friday Night in SE DChttp://homicidewatch.org/2011/04/09/man-dead-after-being-found-shot-in-vehicle-friday-night-in-se-dc/ <p><script src="/static/assets/js/loader.js"></script><br /> <script> new HomicideMap({ container: "#HW-homicide-embed-54", filter: { id: 54 }, width: 500, height: 350, options: { zoom: 15, scrollwheel: false, center: new google.maps.LatLng(38.8543005, -76.9866145) } }).render(); </script><br /> <strong>UPDATED:</strong> MPD has identified a man who died after being shot Friday night as 45-year-old William Parker of Capitol Heights, Md. The press release is below.</p> <p>Parker was shot in Southeast D.C. Friday night, the fifth confirmed homicide victim in three days in the District.</p> <p>The <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post_now/post/five-slain-in-dc-since-wednesday/2011/04/09/AFbdP94C_blog.html">Washington Post</a> reported this morning that the man was found at about 8 p.m. in a car in the 2700 block of Stanton Road SE. A DCFireEMS tweet confirms that authorities were on the scene of a shooting.</p> <p><!-- tweet id : 56510144581865472 --><style type='text/css'>#bbpBox_56510144581865472 a { text-decoration:none; color:#ff0f00; }#bbpBox_56510144581865472 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; }</style><span style='width:100%; font-size:18px; line-height:22px;'>shooting - Douglas Rd & Stantion Rd SE - in vehicle</span><img align='middle' src='' /><a title='tweeted on April 9, 2011 12:14 am' href='http://twitter.com/#!/dcfireems/status/56510144581865472' target='_blank'>April 9, 2011 12:14 am</a> via web<a href='https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?in_reply_to=56510144581865472' class='bbp-action bbp-reply-action' title='Reply'><span><em style='margin-left: 1em;'></em><strong>Reply</strong></span></a><a href='https://twitter.com/intent/retweet?tweet_id=56510144581865472' class='bbp-action bbp-retweet-action' title='Retweet'><span><em style='margin-left: 1em;'></em><strong>Retweet</strong></span></a><a href='https://twitter.com/intent/favorite?tweet_id=56510144581865472' class='bbp-action bbp-favorite-action' title='Favorite'><span><em style='margin-left: 1em;'></em><strong>Favorite</strong></span></a><a href='http://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=dcfireems'><img style='width:48px; height:48px; padding-right:7px; border:none; background:none; margin:0' src='http://a3.twimg.com/profile_images/1211997818/image001_normal.jpg' /></a><a style='font-weight:bold' href='http://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=dcfireems'>@dcfireems</a>dcfireems<!-- end of tweet --><br /> <span id="more-3113"></span></p> <p>Others killed in DC's violence this week are: <a href="http://homicidewatch.org/category/victims/joshua-ruffin/">Joshua Ruffin</a>,<a href="http://homicidewatch.org/category/victims/reginald-l-williams-jr/"> Reginald L. Williams Jr.</a> and <a href="http://homicidewatch.org/category/victims/shonell-corriea/">Shonell Corriea</a>.</p> <p>The Friday night shooting scene was approximately one block from where 18-year-old <a href="http://homicidewatch.org/category/victims/gary-gordon/">Gary Gordon</a> was killed on March 20.</p> <p>From MPD:</p> <blockquote><p>( Washington, DC) —Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 2700 block of Elvans Road, S.E.</p> <p>On Friday, April 8, 2011, at approximately 8:10 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the report of a shooting in the area of Stanton Road and Elvans Road, S.E. Upon arrival on the scene, they found an adult male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the 2700 block of Elvans Road, SE. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead.</p> <p>The decedent is identified as 45-year-old William Parker of the 1400 block of Elkwood Lane, Capitol Heights, Maryland.</p> <p>Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746).</p></blockquote> Chris AmicoSat, 09 Apr 2011 09:31:41 -0400http://homicidewatch.org/2011/04/09/man-dead-after-being-found-shot-in-vehicle-friday-night-in-se-dc/William Parker