Friday, August 4, 2017

Detectives Investigate Homicide in Capitol Heights

Homicide Unit detectives have taken over an investigation into a now fatal shooting in Capitol Heights. The victim was shot on Saturday, July 29th, and passed away on Thursday. He’s 29-year-old Kevin Hawkins of Harrods Way in Landover. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Tipsters will never have to give their name.

On July 29th, at about 11:30 am, patrol officers were called to the 1400 block of Pine Grove Road for a welfare check. The officers found the victim lying on the side of the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. He died of his injuries on August 3rd.

Detectives are actively working to identify a suspect(s) and motive in this case.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to and submit a tip online.

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