Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting in City of New Carrollton

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into a fatal shooting in the city of New Carrollton on Monday. The victim is 24-year-old Desmond Burns of 85th Avenue in New Carrollton. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Tipsters will never have to give their name.

On November 13th, at about 7:45 pm, patrol officers and officers with the New Carrollton Police Department were called to the 5300 block of 85th Avenue for a shooting. When they arrived, officers discovered the victim outside with a gunshot wound to the body. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead
a short time later.

Detectives are looking to identify a suspect(s) and a motive in this case.

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 www.pgcrimesolvers.com, 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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