Clyde Spencer, a 58-year-old man was arrested on Oct 2 and died three days later inside the jail. He is the sixth inmate to have died at the Arlington County Detention Facility in the past six years.
Police say the violence represents a general increase in crime in the neighborhood, while some residents contend the shootings are indicative of crime in D.C. as a whole.
Two back-to-back shootings come months after a high-profile shooting in July outside Nationals Park in Navy Yard that sent players and attendees fleeing the stadium.
From over-the-counter hearing aids and cochlear implants to open captioning in movie theaters, the HLAA is pushing for public policies to address their needs.