Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting

Homicide Unit detectives are actively working to arrest the suspect(s) who fatally shot a teenager on Monday night. The victim is 16-year-old Kevin Wilson Jr., of Plymouth Street in Silver Spring. Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a random crime and are following strong leads in this case.

On August 6th, at approximately 7:05 pm, patrol officers responded to the 6700 block of New Hampshire Avenue in the unincorporated portion of Hyattsville for the report of a shooting. When they arrived on the scene, officers discovered Wilson in a parking lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he died a few hours later.

Detectives are working to identify a suspect(s) and establish a motive.

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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