Monday, May 6, 2013

PGPD Investigates Justifiable Homicide in Hillcrest Heights

Updated May 6, 2013: The decedent is identified as 26-year-old Cordell Antonio Brown, of the 1100 block of Stevens Road in Southeast Washington.

The Prince George’s County Police Department is conducting an investigation into the death of a man in Hillcrest Heights.

On May 5, 2013, at approximately 12:35 am, patrol officers responded to the 4400 block of 23rd Parkway for a shooting. Upon arrival, patrol officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.  He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The preliminary investigation reveals the man approached two people who were sitting in a car.  Detectives believe the man was attempting to rob them.  The would-be robber pulled out a handgun during the incident.  A struggle over the handgun ensued between the would-be robber and a man inside the vehicle.  During the struggle, the would-be robber was shot.

The occupants of the vehicle are cooperating with detectives.  No criminal charges are being placed at this time.

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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