District Heights teen found dead in Suitland -- Gazette.Net


Prince George’s County police are investigating the death of a District Heights teen found with an apparent gunshot wound early Saturday in Suitland.

Brandon Ramone Johnson, 17, of the 3200 block of Prince Ranier Place in District Heights was discovered at about 3:15 a.m. when police responded to a welfare check at the 4900 block of Suitland Road, said Police Officer First Class Harry Bond, a county police spokesman. Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene, Bond said.

Police are still investigating the case and have not identified suspects or motives, Bond said.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call the county police’s tip line at 1-866-411-8477, text “PGPD plus your message” to 274637 or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com to submit a tip online. Up to $25,000 can be awarded to tipsters with information leading to an arrest and indictment in the case.