Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Detectives Arrest Suspect in District Heights Homicide in October

Homicide Unit detectives identified and arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting in the city of District Heights in October. The suspect is 37-year-old Davon Freeman of the 2300 block of Delano Lane in District Heights.

On October 1st, at approximately 10:50 am, District Heights Police officers responded to the 6500 block of Kipling Parkway for the report of an unconscious man. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim, 51-year-old Charles Wyche of Fort Washington, outside in an alleyway suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

During the course of the investigation, detectives developed Freeman as the suspect. The preliminary investigation reveals he shot the victim during a robbery. The suspect and victim were acquaintances. 

Freeman is charged with first degree murder. He’s in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

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), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)

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