Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Detectives Investigate Homicide in Capitol Heights

Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in Capitol Heights on Monday. The victim is 39-year-old Nicholas Leonard of Silver Park Drive in Suitland. 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 March 19th, at about 4:15 pm, patrol officers were dispatched for the report of gunshots in the area of East Mill Avenue and Pepper Mill Drive. While canvassing, the officers discovered the victim in a car in the 6800 block of Drylog Street. The victim was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

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 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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