Sunday, January 20, 2013

PGPD Investigates Murder in Fort Washington

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a murder in Fort Washington.  The victim is identified as 16 year-old Marcus Antonio Jones of the 800 block of Swan Creek Road East in Fort Washington.
On January 20, 2013, at 12:00 am, police officers were called to the 7700 block of Webster Lane for a shooting.  Upon arrival, police officers found Jones outside, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The preliminary investigation reveals as Jones walked to a car after leaving a home on Webster Lane, an unknown suspect shot him and ran away.  Detectives are following up on substantial leads, and are working to identify a suspect 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 and submit a tip online.  

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