The murder counter can barely keep up:
Oh man, I wasn't expecting to have to throw my 100-murder blowout until next weekend, but now we're already up to 96... better get cracking on those party favors.
A 19-year-old Temple Hills man was found shot to death early yesterday in the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road SE. Lenard C. Purvis was shot several times and died at the scene.
A 41-year-old Southeast Washington man was fatally shot early Monday in the 500 block of Florida Avenue NE, police said. Michael A. Gorham, of the 700 block of 12th Street SE, had been shot several times when he was found about 12:15 a.m. He died nine hours later at Washington Hospital Center, police said.