Monday, February 13, 2012

Police Make Arrest in Non-Fatal Shooting on 85th Avenue

     Prince George’s County, Maryland…The Prince George’s County Police Department’s District I Investigative Section has arrested 19 year-old Antione Freeman in connection with a non-fatal shooting that occurred in New Carrollton, Maryland.

     On February 10, 2012 at approximately 7:40 p.m., New Carrollton police officers were monitoring a memorial vigil in the 5200 block of 85th Avenue regarding the February 6, 2012 murder of Chris Smith. A gunshot was heard and the crowd began to rapidly disperse. An adult male was located suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. That victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

     Detectives developed Freeman as the suspect during the course of their investigation. An arrest warrant was obtained for Freeman charging him with attempted first degree murder. He was arrested on February 11, 2012 without incident. Freeman, a resident of the 7100 block of Webster Street in Landover Hills, was remanded to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections on a no bond status.

     Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s District I Investigative Section at (301) 699-2601. 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 and submit a tip online.

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