Monday, May 19, 2014

PGPD Releases Photo of Attempted Murder Suspect

Updated May 19, 2014: Smith was arrested on May 16, 2014, at about 9:00 pm in Charles County.  He remains in custody with the Prince George's County Department of Corrections.

Steven Dontrell Smith

The Prince George’s County Police Department is asking for our community’s help in locating a suspect wanted for attempted murder in Temple Hills.  The suspect is identified as 21-year-old Steven Dontrell Smith, of the 5900 block of Fisher Road in Temple Hills. 

On May 8, 2014, at about 1:30 pm, patrol officers were called to the 3200 block of Brinkley Road for a shooting.  The investigation revealed that Smith and the victim began arguing while in the parking lot of a shopping center.  Smith then pulled out a gun and shot the victim several times.  The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Investigative developments led detectives to identify Smith as the suspect.  He faces charges of attempted murder and first degree assault.

Anyone with information on Smith’s whereabouts is urged to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Regional Investigation Division-Southern Region at (301) 749-5064.  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.

For more information, please contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710.

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