3300 block of Chauncey Place: At about 11:50 pm officers responded for the report of an attempted robbery/contact shooting. The victim told the officers that he was walking to his apartment when he was approached by a black male with a thin build and braided hair wearing all black clothing. The man displayed a silver handgun and demanded the victim’s wallet. When the victim refused the suspect shot him once in the right knee and immediately fled on foot towards Chillum Road. Fire/rescue personnel transported the victim to Prince George’s Hospital for treatment. A lengthy canvass of the area for the suspect proved negative. PGPD robbery detectives responded to the scene to take over the investigation.
The suspect in this case had a similar description to a man who robbed a woman with a silver handgun in the 4600 block of 25th Street in the early morning hours of May 9th. Anyone with information in either of these robberies is encouraged to call MRPD at 301-985-6565/6566.