On August 18, 2015, at approximately 10:30 pm, patrol officers responded to the 17000 block of Bevard Road. Upon arrival, patrol officers found a man suffering from trauma to the upper body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
The preliminary investigation reveals the decedent approached an employee of a gravel pit. The decedent displayed a handgun and announced a robbery a short time later. The man and the would-be robber started struggling. The decedent suffered fatal injuries while the man had minor injuries associated with the fight. A handgun was recovered from the scene as well as other evidence which is being processed.
The employee is cooperating with detectives. No criminal charges have been filed at this time. An autopsy is scheduled to be conducted today. Detectives are working with the State's Attorney's Office to review the 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 www.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online.