PGPD PGPD Investigating Fatal Shooting in District Heights


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Homicide Unit detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Monday afternoon in the unincorporated section of District Heights. The victim is 19-year-old Anthony Ward III of Upper Marlboro. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a random crime.

On June 10, 2024, at approximately 3:15 pm, officers responded to the 5400 block of Marlboro Pike for a shooting outside of a business. Once on scene, they located three victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers attempted life-saving measures on the three victims. Ward was pronounced dead on the scene. The two additional victims, an adult male and an adult female, suffered injuries preliminarily not considered life-threatening.

Detectives are working to determine a motive and identify a suspect(s).

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, 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 24-0033710.

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PGPD Investiga Tiroteo Fatal en District Heights

Los detectives de la Unidad de Homicidios están investigando un tiroteo fatal que ocurrió el lunes por la tarde en la sección no incorporada de District Heights. La víctima es Anthony Ward III, de 19 años, de Upper Marlboro. Se ofrece una recompensa de hasta 25,000 dólares por información que conduzca a un arresto y acusación en este caso. De manera preliminar, los detectives no creen que se haya tratado de un crimen aleatorio.

El 10 de junio de 2024, aproximadamente a las 3:15 p.m., los oficiales respondieron a la cuadra 5400 de Marlboro Pike por un tiroteo afuera de un negocio. Una vez en el lugar localizaron a tres víctimas que presentaban heridas de bala. Los agentes intentaron medidas para salvar la vida de las tres víctimas. Ward fue declarado muerto en el lugar. Las dos víctimas adicionales, un hombre adulto y una mujer adulta, sufrieron heridas que preliminarmente no se consideraban potencialmente mortales.

Los detectives están trabajando para determinar el motivo e identificar al sospechoso o sospechosos.

Cualquier persona que tenga información sobre este caso y desee hablar con un detective de la Unidad de Homicidios puede llamar al (301) 516-2512.

Cualquier persona que tenga información debe comunicarse con Crime Solvers en línea en, la aplicación móvil “P3 Tips” (busque “P3 Tips” en Apple Store o Google Play para descargar la aplicación en su dispositivo móvil), o llame al 1 -866-411-TIPS (8477). Puedes permanecer anónimo. Por favor refiérase al número de caso 24-0033710.

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