Friday, December 24, 2021

Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting in Oxon Hill

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into the fatal shooting of 32 year-old John Cruz of Oxon Hill. 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 December 23, 2021 at about 1:50 am, patrol officers were called to the 5500 block of Livingston Road for a report of a shooting.  They discovered Cruz unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a car with gunshot wounds to the body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives are looking to identify a suspect(s) and a motive.

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives 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 reference case number 21-0059634.

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