Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008

Police investigate homicide on St. Barnabas Road

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Prince George’s County police are investigating a homicide that occurred Wednesday morning on St. Barnabas Road.

At approximately 8:39 p.m., police responded to the 4800 block of St. Barnabas Road for a report of a shooting. When they arrived, officers found Devon Lamont Jones, 22, of Alexandria, Va. with gunshot wounds to the upper body. Jones was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators discovered that the victim and suspect or suspects had been involved in an altercation.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 866-411-TIPS (8477). A cash reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for the tip that leads to the arrest and indictment of the suspect or suspects.