Friday, April 12, 2024

PGPD Investigating Fatal Shooting

 Homicide Unit detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Thursday evening in Oxon Hill. The victim is 19-year-old Tyrone Avent of Oxon Hill. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

 On April 11, 2024, at approximately 5:30 pm, officers responded to the area of Neptune Avenue and Audrey Lane for the report of a shooting. Officers located Avent outside suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

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

 Anyone with information on this case who would like to speak to a Homicide Unit detective may call 301-516-2512.  

 Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers online at, the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device), or call 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). You can remain anonymous. Please refer to case number 24-0020829.

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