PGPD PGPD Investigating Fatal Shooting in Capitol Heights


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The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating the circumstances of a fatal shooting on Monday. The victim is 57-year-old Donald Head of no fixed address. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

On November 27, 2023, at approximately 8:25 am, officers responded to a shooting in the 1700 block of Kenilworth Avenue in the unincorporated section of Capitol Heights. Officers located the victim outside suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital where he died a short time later.

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

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation and would like to speak to a Homicide Unit detective, they are asked to please 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 23-0070460.

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