Tuesday, March 8, 2016

PGPD Investigates Double Homicide in Cheverly

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a double homicide in Cheverly. The victims are 26-year-old Tareeka Jones of Landover Road in Cheverly and 22-year-old Jalisa Walls-Harris of Booth Bay Way in Bowie. Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a random act.

On March 7, 2016, at about 10:30 pm, patrol officers with the Cheverly Police Department and the Prince George’s County Police Department were called to the 6500 block of Landover Road for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, the officers found the two victims inside of an apartment suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were pronounced dead on the scene.

The preliminary investigation reveals a suspect shot both women and then fled the apartment.

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.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.

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