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Detectives with the Homicide Unit today released surveillance video of a fatal shooting that took place in October. Investigators are asking the community to watch the video and provide any information that could help solve the murder of 44-year-old Kevin Jason Paul of Silver Spring. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.
On October 19, 2023, at approximately 10:05 pm, officers responded to the 3400 block of 52nd Avenue in the unincorporated section of Hyattsville. The officers located Paul outside suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
On the video, the suspect(s) is seen driving down 52nd Avenue in a dark-colored sedan, believed to be a newer-model Toyota Corolla. The driver turns around, turns off the car’s headlights and then parks. A suspect exits the car and fires multiple rounds, striking the victim, before fleeing the area.
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 www.pgcrimesolvers.com, 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 23-0062353.
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