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Cold Case: First killing of 2004 remains unsolved

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Sixteen-year-old Javon Gaskins was the District of Columbia's first homicide victim of 2004. About 5:30 a.m., on New Year's Day, Javon and two other youths went to the Stone Ridge Apartments at 354 Anacostia Road SE to visit a friend. The trio was sitting in the parked station wagon, with Javon in the back seat, when two or more assailants opened fire on the car. Javon, known to friends as...

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