Detectives with our Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into a shooting that took place on Thursday night. The victim, 20-year-old Darion Gripper of Bowie, died on Friday. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.
On June 11th, at approximately 11:30 pm, patrol officers were called to Central Avenue and Kettering Drive for a single-vehicle collision. Once on scene, emergency personnel discovered that Gripper, the driver, was suffering from a gunshot wound.
Detectives are working to identify a suspect(s) and a motive.
If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives 301-516-2512. 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.) Please refer to 20-0028254.