The Washington Times - November 3, 2011, 01:37PM

Six people were shot Halloween night in the District: What’s up with that?




“That’s never okay. If you know it’s Halloween or a different holiday that’s a more intense night. You know of certain areas where you need to put more police officers. It’s on the only way to keep the areas safe.”

Daniel Gaskin, 20, Southeast, student chef






“The shooting in Georgetown is pretty surprising.”

Christina Helm, 31, Takoma Park, software development








“I work in D.C. but I don’t live in D.C. It’s still a concern as a citizen in general, regardless of where it happens.”

Cynthia Agyeman, 29, Silver Spring, social worker







“It’s very simple: It’s too many guns and too many young people that don’t have any sense.”

Reginald Young, 60, Northeast, building services specialist