Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting in Suitland

Homicide Unit detectives are working to identify and arrest the suspect(s) who shot and killed a man early this morning at a gas station in Suitland. The victim is 27-year-old Wayne Pope of Regency Park Court in Suitland. 

This morning, shortly after midnight, patrol officers responded to the gas station in the 4700 block of Silver Hill Road. The officers found the victim outside suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene. 

The preliminary investigation suggests the motive for the shooting was robbery. The victim was a customer at the gas station.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the 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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