Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Detectives Investigating Fatal Shooting

The Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Monday morning in the unincorporated section of Takoma Park. The victim is 38-year-old Maurice Chase Jr. of Takoma Park. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. 

On February 20, 2023, at approximately 12:40 am, officers responded to the 6700 block of New Hampshire Avenue for a shooting. Officers located the victim inside of an apartment building suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he died several hours later.


Investigators are working to identify the suspect(s) and determine 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 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.) Please refer to case number 23-0010553. 


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