$25,000 reward offered; Police release video of person of interest

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PRINCE GEORGE'S, Co. -- Prince George's detectives today released surveillance video of a man they’d like to talk to in connection with a recent homicide.

On May 9, 2018, at approximately 6:10 pm, patrol officers responded to Annapolis Road at the Baltimore-Washington Parkway for the report of a shooting. Officers found the victim, 29-year-old James Edwards of New Carrollton, in the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

On the video, the person of interest is seen walking into a convenience store on South Dakota Avenue in the District. This video was recorded approximately 15 minutes after the fatal shooting.

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 act.

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), 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.)

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