Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Detectives Investigating Fatal Shooting in Lewisdale

Homicide Unit detectives are working to identify and arrest the suspect(s) who fatally shot 43-year-old Edwin Rodriguez-Melendrez of Lewisdale.  

On June 1, 2021, at approximately 10:05 pm, PGPD officers responded to the 2500 block of Avalon Place in Lewisdale for a shooting. They located the victim outside suffering from a gunshot wound. He died a short time later at a hospital. 


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

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call 301-516-2512. 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.) Please refer to case 21-0024458.

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