Prince George’s County Police detectives arrested and charged a suspect in connection with a non-fatal shooting in College Park Saturday evening. The suspect is 26-year-old Jenare Marriott of no fixed address. Detectives are working to identify and arrest a second suspect.
On October 14th, at about 8:20 pm, patrol officers were called to the 7500 block of Rhode Island Avenue for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, they located one man suffering from a gunshot wound. Asecond man was also injured. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.
The preliminary investigation reveals the suspects and one of the victims got into an argument during a drug transaction which escalated into the shooting. The second victim was injured during the altercation. One of the victims was also robbed. The two suspects fled the area following the shooting.
Marriott is being charged with attempted murder, robbery and assault. He is in custody of the Department of Corrections.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to call 301-699-2601. 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.