Prince George’s County, Maryland…The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a shooting that left a juvenile dead yesterday evening in Capitol Heights, Maryland.
On September 7, 2010 approximately 9:00 p.m., patrol officers responded to the 6800 block of Central Avenue in Capitol Heights, Maryland for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they discovered 15 year-old Justin Pannell of the 200 block of Daimler Drive in Capitol Heights, Maryland, suffering from gunshot wounds. Pannell was transported to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries. Pannell succumbed to his injuries and was later pronounced dead this afternoon, September 8, 2010. Detectives are working to identify a suspect(s) and establish a motive in this case.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (301) 772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477) or text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police/ and submit a tip online.