Prince George’s County, Maryland…The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating the homicide of 17 year-old Brandon Lee Wiggins in Landover, Maryland.
On March 31, 2012, at approximately 1:00 a.m., patrol officers located Wiggins in the 1600 block of Brightseat Road suffering from a gunshot wound. Wiggins, of the 6300 block of Skillman Street, Capitol Heights, Maryland, was pronounced dead on the scene.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Wiggins was involved in a gun battle with another individual during what is believed to be a robbery attempt. Detectives are investigating the possibility that this robbery attempt was drug-related. The shooter has been identified and is cooperating with investigators.
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), 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.