Sunday, August 12, 2012

Police Make Quick Arrest in Capitol Heights Murder

Travis Everett Hoskins, 19, of Capitol Heights 

The Prince George's County Police Department has arrested 19-year-old Travis Everett Hoskins for the murder of Oliver Gregson Davis in Capitol Heights.

Hoskins of the 700 block of Glacier Avenue, was arrested in Washington D.C., and charged with first degree murder. He is awaiting extradition to Prince George's County.  

On August 11, 2012, at approximately 1:54 p.m., patrol officers responded to the 700 block of Glacier Avenue in Capitol Heights for a call of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found Davis, 29, of the 700 block of Glacier Avenue, fatally shot inside the residence. He was pronounced dead on scene.

The investigation revealed Hoskins and Davis resided together in the home. Both Hoskins and Davis were arguing over food when Hoskins retrieved a firearm and fatally shot Davis. Hoskins fled the scene, and was captured today by the PGPD.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince Georges County Police Departments 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 and submit a tip online.

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