Friday, February 24, 2023

Detectives Investigating Fatal Shooting in District Heights

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is actively investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Thursday evening in District Heights. The victim is 17-year-old Lorenzo Marquette Freeman of Suitland. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. 

On February 23, 2023, at approximately 6:55 pm, officers responded to the 6700 block of Alpine Street for a shooting. Officers located the victim inside an apartment building suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a few hours later.


Investigators are working to identify the suspect(s) and determine a motive. 


The Prince George’s County Police Department investigates all homicides that occur in the city of District Heights.


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 23-0011453. 

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