Friday, May 25, 2018

Victim Shot in 2016 Dies of Injuries and Case is Ruled a Homicide

A man shot in Lanham in 2016 died earlier this year. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner later ruled his death a homicide. The victim is 18-year-old Ki Johnson of Laurel Park Drive in Laurel. Detectives have strong leads in this case. They do not believe this was a random crime.

The preliminary investigation reveals the victim was shot in the 9900 block of Greenbelt Road during an argument with another man on February 29, 2016. On October 10, 2017, Johnson went to the hospital for breathing issues. He died later that day.  In February of 2018, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled Johnson's death was a result of the injuries he suffered from the gunshot wounds and the manner of death was homicide. At that time, the Homicide Unit took over the investigation.

Anyone with information 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, 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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