Friday, June 5, 2015

Detectives Arrest Suspect in Bowie Homicide

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit arrested a suspect in connection with Thursday’s homicide in Bowie. The suspect is 22-year-old Robert Anthony Myers of the 14500 block of London Lane in Bowie. The victim is 18-year-old Devante Marcus King of 8th Street in Bowie.

On June 4, 2015, at about 1:15 am, patrol officers with the City of Bowie Police Department were called to the 13000 block of 6th Street for a shooting. When they arrived, they found King suffering from gunshot wounds. He died of his injuries several hours later.

Through the course of the investigation, Myers was developed as a suspect. He and the victim were acquaintances. Preliminarily, it appears the shooting stemmed from a dispute between the two men. Officers arrested Myers at his home late last night. He is charged with first degree murder.

Anyone with information about this homicide 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 and submit a tip online.

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