Monday, January 8, 2018

Detectives Investigate Homicide in Landover

Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in Landover. The victim is 30-year-old David Knott Jr. of Kipling Parkway in District Heights. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a random act.

On January 4th, at about 3:45 pm, patrol officers responded to the intersection of Hill Road and Willow Hill Drive for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim inside of a SUV suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead on January 5th.

Detectives are working to identify a suspect(s) and 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, 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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