The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a murder in District Heights. The victim is identified as 23 year-old Antonio Delonte Ross of the 1600 block of Tulip Avenue in District Heights.
On January 18, 2013, at 9:20 pm, police officers responded to the 1600 block of Tulip Avenue for a shooting. Upon arrival, police officers found Ross suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Detectives believe the suspect(s) fled the scene in a silver Chrysler 300, which has since been recovered in Washington DC. The car had been set on fire. Detectives do not believe this was a random crime and preliminarily believe the victim was targeted. Detectives are working to identify the suspect(s) and motive in this case.
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.