Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Shooting Victim Dies of Injuries

Detectives with the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit assumed the investigation into a shooting that occurred earlier this month in Temple Hills. The victim is 29-year-old Anton Meachum of Temple Hills. He died of his injuries this week. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. 

On August 14, 2022, at approximately 3:00 am, patrol officers responded to the 2600 block of Colebrook Drive for the report of a shooting. Meachum was discovered outside suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he died on August 29, 2022.

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 22-0038891.    

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