Friday, June 14, 2013

PGPD Investigates Murder in Largo

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a murder in Largo. The victim is identified as 21-year-old Joshua Mahoney Barnes of the unit block of Sherman Circle in Northwest Washington. 

On June 2, 2013 at approximately 12:45 am, patrol officers responded to the 10100 block of Campus Way South for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, patrol officers found Barnes suffering from a gunshot wound. Barnes succumbed to his injuries on June 14, 2013.

The preliminary investigation reveals Barnes and an acquaintance were sitting inside a parked vehicle when an unknown suspect(s) fired multiple times into the vehicle. 

Detectives are working to establish suspect(s) and a motive in the murder. A cash reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to and submit a tip online.

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