Detectives arrest suspect in an October District Heights homicide

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PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY – The Homicide Unit detectives at Prince George’s County Police department have identified and arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in the city of District Heights back in October. The suspect is 37-year-old Davon Freeman of District Heights.

On October 1st, around 11:00 a.m., District Heights Police officers responded to a report of an unconscious man in the 6500 block of Kipling Parkway. When officers arrived, they discovered the victim, Charles Wyche,51, of Fort Washington, outside in an alleyway suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

A preliminary investigation conducted by detectives reveals that Freeman shot the suspect during a robbery. Freeman and victim were acquaintances.

Freeman is charged with first degree murder and is currently in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

Anyone with information on this case is please asked to call the PGPD Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, 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.)