PGPD Fatal Shooting In Landover Under Investigation


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Detectives with the Homicide Unit are working to identify and arrest the suspect(s) who shot and killed a man Monday in Landover. The victim is 39-year-old James Allen Simon Jr. of Clinton.

On January 25, 2021, shortly before noon, patrol officer responded to the 2100 block of E Spring Place for the report of gunfire and a car crash. Once on scene, officers located a car that had crashed into a home. Simon was found in the driver’s seat suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital where he died several hours later. No one inside the home was hurt.

Detectives are working to establish a motive and identify suspect(s) in the case.

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives at 301-516-2512. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.) Please refer to case number 21-0004049.

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