District Heights person of interest

(PHOTO: PGPD website)

Homicide Unit detectives from the District Heights Police released a photo today of a man they’d like to talk to in connection with a recent homicide in the city of District Heights. The suspect is 38 year old Jason Rashad Blake. His last known address is in the 6600 block of Kipling Parkway in District Heights. He was an  acquaintance of the victim, Charles Wyche, 51, of Sero Estates Drive in Fort Washington.

On October 1st, around 10:50 am, District Heights Police officers responded to the 6500 block of Kipling Parkway for the report of an unconscious man. When they arrived the officers discovered the victim outside in an alleyway suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives do not believe this was a random crime. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

Anyone with information on this case 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 www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.