Monday, April 8, 2024

PGPD Investigating Fatal Shooting

Homicide Unit detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Sunday morning in Camp Springs. The victim is 47-year-old Darryl Hazel of Suitland. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

On April 7, 2024, at approximately 3:15 am, officers responded to the 6300 block of Suitland Road for the report of a shooting. Officers located Hazel outside suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 

Detectives are working to determine a motive and identify a suspect(s). Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a random crime.

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 24-0019915.

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