Victim in fatal Bladensburg shooting identified

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Fatal shooting in northwest (PHOTO: MGN)

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD – Prince George’s County police have identified the victim of Wednesday night’s fatal shooting in Bladensburg.

The victim has been identified as 33-year-old James Linzy of Devon Hills Drive in Fort Washington.

Police say officers were called to the 4400 block of Blue Heron Way at approximately 9:20 p.m. Wednesday for a shooting. According to officials, when officers arrived, they found the victim outside suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest.


This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to and submit a tip online.