Friday, March 1, 2013

PGPD Investigates Murder in Lewisdale

Updated March 1, 2013: The preliminary investigation suggests the suspect(s) were operating a gold or tan 4-door Toyota Corolla with MD tags.  Detectives believe the suspect(s) exited the vehicle and approached the victim as he was walking down 24th Avenue.  A confrontation ensued and the victim was shot. Detectives are still working to identify the suspect(s) and motive in this case.

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a murder in Lewisdale.  The victim is identified as 18-year-old Meyder Bladimir Yuman of the 2200 block of Lewisdale Drive in Lewisdale.

On February 28, 2013, at approximately 7:00 pm, patrol officers responded to the 7200 block of 24th Avenue for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, patrol officers found Yuman outside suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  He was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Detectives are working to identify the suspect(s) and motive in this case.

Anyone with information about this murder is asked to please 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.  A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered to anyone who provides information leading to an arrest and prosecution in this case.

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