Prince George’s County Maryland… The Prince George’s County Police Department’s District III Investigative Section has obtained a warrant in a shooting outside of an apartment complex in the Town of Glenarden, Maryland, which left a toddler in critical condition.
Detectives have obtained a warrant for Deven Angel Matos, 18, charging him with attempted second degree murder, first and second degree assault, and reckless endangerment.
On August 21, 2011, at approximately 9:15 p.m., patrol officers responded to the 3000 block of Brightseat Road for the report of a shooting. When the officers arrived, they found a boy, less than a month away from his 2nd birthday, suffering from a gunshot wound to the face. He was transported to a local hospital where he was admitted and remains in critical but stable condition.
The investigation has revealed that two armed suspects began shooting in the apartment complex. A stray bullet from that firefight struck the toddler as he was being held in his mother’s arms.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s District III Investigative Section at (301) 772-4910. 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.