The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a shooting in Chapel Oaks.
On December 4, 2012, at approximately 3:30 pm, police officers responded to the 1200 block of Nye Street in Chapel Oaks for a shooting. Upon arrival, police officers found a teenage male suffering from a gunshot wound to his forearm. The 16 year-old victim was taken to a local hospital in stable condition and is expected to be released this evening.
The preliminary investigation reveals that an armed suspect(s) approached the victim on foot and demanded his cell phone. The victim refused and was then shot in the arm. The suspect(s) then ran away with the victim’s cell phone.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s District III Investigative Unit at (301) 772-4911. 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 to submit a tip online.