Monday, July 4, 2022

Detectives investigate fatal shooting in Capitol Heights

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are investigating a fatal shooting in Capitol Heights early Sunday morning. The victim is 26-year-old James Milton Johnson of Columbia, MD. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. 

On July 3, 2022, at approximately 12:10 am, patrol officers were called to the 600 block of Addison Road South for a report of a shooting. Once on scene, they discovered the victim inside of a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased on the scene.   

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 301-516-2512. 

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 number 22-0032098. 

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