Updated May 17, 2023: Two of the three suspects wanted in this investigation are in custody. The suspects are a 14-year-old male from Suitland and a 15-year-old male from Temple Hills. They are charged as adults with attempted first and second degree murder, assault and additional charges. An active search is underway for the third suspect. Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. A cash reward is available.
The Division IV – Oxon Hill Investigative Unit today released surveillance images of the three suspects wanted in connection with an assault on a school bus in Oxon Hill Monday. The suspects are believed to be juveniles and at least one was armed with a handgun. A cash reward is being offered in connection to this case.
On May 1, 2023, at approximately 4:55 pm, officers responded to the report of an assault that occurred on a school bus. The bus had just stopped at Iverson Street and Sutler Drive to drop off students. While stopped, the three suspects boarded the bus and began to attack the victim who remained on the bus. The victim is a juvenile male. One of the suspects displayed a handgun and attempted to shoot the victim multiple times but detectives believe the weapon malfunctioned. Ammunition was recovered from the bus. The victim suffered minor injuries during the assault. Two adults, a bus driver and bus aide, were on or near the bus at the time. They were not injured.
The motive for the assault is under investigation.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call 301-749-5064.
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