Tuesday, May 28, 2019

PGPD Investigating Homicide in Chillum

Homicide Unit detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Monday. The victim is 26-year-old Cyril Briscoe of Chillum Road in Chillum.

On May 27th, at approximately 5:15 am, patrol officers responded to the 3300 block of Chillum Road for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, officers located the victim inside of a car suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The preliminary investigation reveals Briscoe and other occupants were traveling in the 1500 block of Chillum Road when an unknown vehicle pulled up beside them. An unknown suspect in that vehicle began shooting into the victim’s car, striking and killing Briscoe. No one else inside of the victim’s car was hurt. The shooting began in the 1500 block of Chillum Road. The victim’s car stopped in the 3300 block following the shooting.

Detectives are actively working to identify suspect(s) and determine a motive for this shooting.

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call our detectives at 301-772-4925. Please refer to case 19-0030946. 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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