Joseph Alonzo Sharps Jr. - Homicide Victim
On Monday, November 8, 2010, at approximately 8:40 pm, police responded to the 1300 block of Holbrook Street, NE, to investigate the report of sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, they discovered two shooting victims. One of the victims, 17-year-old Joseph Alonzo Sharps Jr., succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The second victim, whose identity is being withheld, was admitted with non-life threatening injuries.