Friday, February 8, 2013

PGPD Investigates Murder in Capitol Heights

Update:  The victim is identified as 27 year-old Charles Robert Thompson of the 200 block of Whitehaven Circle in Fort Washington.

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a murder in Capitol Heights.

On February 8, 2013, around 12:20 am, police officers were called to a firehouse in the 1400 block of Ritchie Marlboro Road for a shooting. Upon arrival, police officers found a male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The preliminary investigation reveals the shooting did not occur where the victim was found.  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 and submit a tip online.

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