Detectives with our Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into a fatal shooting Tuesday night in Forestville. The victim is 20-year-old Kazon Thomas of Crawford Place in Southeast Washington. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.
On July 31st, at approximately 10:40 pm, patrol officers were called to the intersection of Putnam Lane and Ritchie Road for a report of a shooting. Officers discovered the victim in the roadway suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Detectives are actively working to identify a suspect(s) and a motive.
If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives 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.)