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D.C. homicide victim identified

By Paul Duggan

A homicide victim found shot Sunday has been identified by D.C. police as a 22-year-old Northwest Washington resident.

Marquice Ayers, of the 1400 block of R Street NW, was found about 8 p.m. by officers responding to a report of gunfire in the 2700 block of Langston Place SE, police said.

Police said Ayers, who had been shot several times, was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The slaying is under investigation by homicide detectives.


By Paul Duggan  | November 8, 2010; 2:21 PM ET
Categories:  Homicide, Paul Duggan, The District  
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There are more people locked up in the U.S. than every other country combined...more than 78% of that are black men. The other black men are killing each other daily, so the system get's two for one. When does it stop? How many possible Obama's have already been killed? WTF?

Posted by: Gooddad | November 8, 2010 5:08 PM | Report abuse

This is a very violent neighborhood. Just last month, another young man was gunned down. Someone else was shot there earlier this year. Terrible. Although this person will remain a tiny article in the WaPo, if you look at Facebook, the friends of these homicide victims prove that they leave behind people who mourn them.

Posted by: darrren12000 | November 8, 2010 8:05 PM | Report abuse

Well this is kind of hard for me to read but I had to comment being as though I knew Marquice Ayers on a very personal level. Just last week he proposed to me, so I am his fiance. I really just wish all of the violence would cease in the District of Columbia. I don't think that the people who are killing eachother realize how painful things really are.

Posted by: ronikawilliams13 | November 9, 2010 8:11 AM | Report abuse

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