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Near Southeast Violent Deaths, 1987-2004

Current Crime Data, 2005-Present

Murders listed are those found in searches of the Washington Post and Washington Times.
This is very likely not a complete list. See this chart for the murder rates in DC during the same time period.
Read also my blog post about this data.

 

In the Pipeline
One M/10 Van
1250 Half St.
JBG/Half St.
The Garrett
Capper/Square 769N
2 I Street
Capper/Square 767
Yards/Icon Theater
Yards/Parcel L
1000 South Capitol
25 M
Chiller Site Condos
Yards/Parcel A
1333 M St.
New Douglass Bridge
More Capper Apts.
250 M St.
New Marine Barracks
Nat'l Community Church
Factory 202/Yards
Square 696
SC1100
Completed
Homewood Suites ('16)
ORE 82 ('16)
The Bixby ('16)
Dock 79 ('16)
Community Center ('16)
The Brig ('16)
Park Chelsea ('16)
Yards/Arris ('16)
Hampton Inn ('15)
Southeast Blvd. ('15)
11th St. Bridges ('15)
Parc Riverside ('14)
Twelve12/Yards ('14)
Lumber Shed ('13)
Boilermaker Shops ('13)
Camden South Capitol ('13)
Canal Park ('12)
Capitol Quarter ('12)
225 Virginia/200 I ('12)
Foundry Lofts ('12)
1015 Half Street ('10)
Yards Park ('10)
Velocity Condos ('09)
Teague Park ('09)
909 New Jersey Ave. ('09)
55 M ('09)
100 M ('08)
Onyx ('08)
70/100 I ('08)
Nationals Park ('08)
Seniors Bldg Demo ('07)
400 M ('07)
Douglass Bridge Fix ('07)
US DOT HQ ('07)
20 M ('07)
Capper Seniors 1 ('06)
Capitol Hill Tower ('06)
Courtyard/Marriott ('06)
Marine Barracks ('04)
 

1987-2004

Jan 11 - James McKinley Lee, 29, M
400 B/O L ST SE - Shot during an argument with Webster M. Fisher, 37.

Jan 24 - Unidentified Male
100 B/O O ST SE - Found shot in his car, in what police believe was a robbery.

Dec 29 - Byung Soo Pak, 62, M
1100 B/O 8TH ST SE - Owner of Goodman's Market shot during a robbery.


Jan 20 - Horace Lawson Pinnock, 34, M
600 B/O K ST SE - Shot in an apparently drug-related incident in Capper building at 625 K St., SE.

Jan 20 - Larry Darnell Elliott, 31, M
600 B/O K ST SE - Shot in an apparently drug-related incident in Capper building at 625 K St., SE.

Mar 18 - Unidentified Male
600 B/O L ST SE - Died of multiple gunshot wounds at 620 L St., SE.

Mar 18 - Warren Burns, 22, M
3RD ST SE & K ST SE - Shot after an argument with the ex-boyfriend of a woman.

May 13 - Douglas Vaugh, M
8TH ST SE & L ST SE - Throat slashed by a fellow patron at the Back Door/Bachelors Mill nightclub on 8th St., SE.

Jun 23 - Brandon Terrell, 18, M
900 1ST ST SE - Shot by Rayful Edmond associate Columbus 'Little Nut' Daniels outside Chapter III; shot twice in the back, then several more times as he lay on the ground

Oct 27 - Vondalia Robinson, 19, F
900 1ST ST SE - Caught in crossfire during a gunfight between rival drug dealers outside Chapter III.

Nov 2 - Basil Dorsey, 36, M
1100 B/O 4TH ST SE - Shot several times in Capper building at 1109 4th St., SE.

Dec 23 - Henry Hunter, 25, M
500 B/O VIRGINIA AVE SE - Found shot in the hallway of the Capper apartment building where he lived.


Jan 17 - Anne Bueford, 93, F
600 B/O L ST SE - 93-year-old woman strangled during a robbery at Capper Seniors.

May 24 - Wayne Huff, 29, M
300 B/O L ST SE - Found shot in an assumed drug-related slaying.

Sep 10 - Unidentified Male
300 B/O M ST SE - Found shot to death; no details.


Jan 9 - James Lee Coates, 20, M
400 B/O K ST SE - Died a few days after he was shot.

Oct 22 - Unidentified Male
83 M ST SE - Found stabbed on the sidewalk near Normandie Liquors after a report of a stabbing.

Oct 31 - Billy Ray Tolbert, 19, M
1100 B/O N ST SE - Found shot to death in a car, his face partly wrapped in duct-tape, a copycat killing.

Dec 29 - Edwin Merino, 15, M
80 M ST SE - Salvadoran teenager shot in a car outside of Tracks.


Feb 6 - George Bailey, 82, M
600 B/O L ST SE - Elderly couple stabbed to death at Capper Seniors; a family acquaintance was eventually charged.

Feb 6 - Maggie Bailey, 75, M
600 B/O L ST SE - Elderly couple stabbed to death at Capper Seniors; a family acquaintance was eventually charged.

Apr 7 - Wesley, M
600 B/O VIRGINIA AVE SE - Found in a fourth-floor apartment at Capper; no complete identification reported.

May 11 - Leon Richard Pullum, 35, M
300 B/O K ST SE - Found suffering from gunshot wounds.

May 31 - Ramona Young, 32, F
UNIT B/O L ST SE - Found in an alley, stabbed once in the torso.

Sep 12 - Frank Morris Luckett, Sr, 61, M
3RD ST SE & L ST SE - Couple found fatally shot in the Carrollsburg apartment they shared.

Sep 12 - Bettie J. Cherry, 47, M
3RD ST SE & L ST SE - Couple found fatally shot in the Carrollsburg apt they shared.


Feb 3 - Unidentified Male
900 B/O 2ND ST SE - Killed by off-duty officer after pointing a handgun at him at Chapter III.

Apr 3 - Unidentified Male
300 B/O I ST SE - Man in his 20s found fatally wounded.

Oct 28 - Unidentified Male
400 B/O L ST SE - Man dressed in pajamas found shot outside a Capper apartment building.

Dec 12 - Martin Luther Ayres, 41, M
3RD ST SE & I ST SE - Husband and wife from Virginia shot to death while buying drugs; the man shot several times, his wife shot once in the head.

Dec 12 - Angel Lynn Ayres, 28, M
3RD ST SE & I ST SE - Husband and wife from Virginia shot to death while buying drugs; the man shot several times, his wife shot once in the head.


Jan 21 - Reginald L. Plummer, 24, M
400 B/O L ST SE - Shot outside the Carrollsburg Dwellings.

Feb 26 - Rodney Hopkins, 25, M
900 1ST ST SE - Killed by two off-duty officers at the Mirage nightclub after they saw him with a handgun.

Aug 16 - Gaston Jerome Smith, 31, M
7TH ST SE & L ST SE - Found shot after leaving a nearby nightclub.

Aug 17 - Samuel Briscoe, 18, M
1000 B/O 5TH ST SE - Killed on the playground in the courtyard of a Capper apartment building.

Nov 25 - Alvin Williams, 33, M
300 B/O I ST SE - Found in an alley, shot at least once.


Jan 24 - Kevin D. Harrell, 22, M
1ST ST SE & K ST SE - Two men killed in a drive-by shooting.

Jan 24 - Gregory H. Kennedy, 24, M
1ST ST SE & K ST SE - Two men killed in a drive-by shooting.

Apr 19 - Harold Douglas Carter, 34, M
600 B/O L ST SE - Man shot by Park Police in the Capper Seniors parking lot after he rammed his car into the cruiser pursuing him after ramming his car into police cruiser

Jun 26 - Rickey Bailey, 41, M
1000 B/O 4TH ST SE - Found fatally stabbed in the building where he lived.

Jul 21 - Francis Edward Watts Jr., 19, M
200 B/O M ST SE - Shot while riding in a van.

Oct 4 - Dwayne Maurice Simpkins, 28, M
1100 B/O 7TH ST SE - Found shot in the hall of a Capper apartment building at 1011 7th St., SE.


Mar 19 - Unidentified Male
1000 B/O 7TH ST SE - Found in a stairwell in the Capper apartment building at 1011 7th St., SE.

Apr 15 - Carolyn Taylor, 25, F
1000 B/O 5TH ST SE - Stabbed in the building where she lived.

May 27 - Charles Wilkins, 31, M
80 M ST SE - Shot three times in a drive-by shooting as he walked to his car outside of Tracks.

Jun 24 - Jon Buchanan, 35, M
600 B/O VIRGINIA AVE SE - Pro boxer Ruben Bell shot Buchanan in an altercation near an open fire hydrant at Capper.

Aug 28 - Dondi Diego McNeil, 28, M
1000 B/O NEW JERSEY AVE SE - Shot multiple times in the head while sitting in a car.

Dec 23 - Ruben Emilio Flores, 20, M
80 M ST SE - Gang member shot in the Tracks parking lot following an altercation in the club.


Mar 15 - Unidentified Male
UNIT B/O I ST SE - Badly burned body found beneath the Southeast Freeway.

Jun 10 - William Bernard Leftwich, 16, M
300 B/O L ST SE - Shot numerous times in an alley.

Sep 27 - Michael Thomas, 37, M
1000 B/O 7TH ST SE - Security Guard at a Capper building killed for his gun.

Dec 28 - Danny Murray, 17, M
600 B/O VIRGINIA AVE SE - Found in a parking lot at Capper, shot numerous times.


Jan 5 - Vincent Knight, 30, M
300 B/O K ST SE - Found shot several times in the upper body.

Jun 21 - Unidentified Male
900 1ST ST SE - Alexandria man in late teens or early 20s found shot outside Mirage.


Nov 16 - Delonta Tyrone Lawrence, 24, M
1100 B/O CUSHING ST SE - Shot to death during an attempted robbery while walking with an (unharmed) friend.


Jul 9 - Michael Day, M
300 B/O L ST SE - Shot after a craps game when a fellow player tried to rob him.


Mar 14 - Norris L. Hill, 46, M
900 B/O 2ND ST SE - Shot as he sat in a car.

Nov 13 - Billy Jerome Scott, 21, M
1000 B/O 4TH ST SE - Shot multiple times in the head.


Apr 22 - Michael A. Randolph, 28, M
3RD ST SE & K ST SE - Shot multiple times in the body and face.

Oct 10 - Unidentified Male
1100 B/O 4TH ST SE - Found unconscious in the street.


May 12 - Edward L. Lewis, 33, M
400 B/O L ST SE - Found suffering from several stab wounds, died a day later.

Oct 17 - Ricardo Norward Calder, 24, M
300 B/O K ST SE - Found with a gunshot wound to the head.

Nov 7 - Philip Bradley, M
300 B/O K ST SE - Shot in the head and body.


Mar 25 - Terence Gathers, 21, M
300 B/O K ST SE - Found on the street with gunshot wounds to the body.


  
Year Shot Stabbed Other Officer-
Involved
Shooting
Year
Total
1987 3 0 0 0 3
1988 8 1 0 0 9
1989 2 0 1 0 3
1990 3 1 0 0 4
1991 3 4 0 0 7
1992 4 0 0 1 5
1993 4 0 0 1 5
1994 4 1 0 1 6
1995 5 1 0 0 6
1996 3 0 1 0 4
1997 2 0 0 0 2
1998 1 0 0 0 1
1999 1 0 0 0 1
2000 0 0 0 0 0
2001 2 0 0 0 2
2002 1 1 0 0 2
2003 2 1 0 0 3
2004 1 0 0 0 1
49 10 2 3 64