Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Detectives Investigate Homicide in Riverdale Heights

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into the fatal shooting of a man Monday in Riverdale Heights. The victim is 36-year-old Oscar Rene-Espinal of 56th Avenue in Riverdale Heights. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Tipsters will never have to give their name.

On June 25
th, at approximately 7:15 am, patrol officers were called to the 5400 block of Carters Lane for a report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, officers discovered Rene-Espinal unresponsive in the roadway suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

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 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.)

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