LANDOVER, Md. (WJZ) — Prince George’s County police are seeking information about a white sedan in connection with the fatal shooting of an 8-year-old Peyton Evans in Landover on Tuesday night.
According to new details released Wednesday, the car pulled up to a group of people outside a residence in the 1600 block of Brightseat Road and a suspect or multiple suspects opened fire.READ MORE: 'This Is 10K People Who Have Died' Maryland Woman Shares Story After Mom Dies From COVID-19, Urges People To Get Vaccinated
Our Detectives and Officers are back in the 1600 block of Brightseat Road in Landover where last night an 8-year-old was tragically shot and killed. If you have any info please call @PGCrimeSolvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. pic.twitter.com/v0OmwcuAjK
— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) August 26, 2021READ MORE: ‘This Loss Is Ours As A City’ Baltimore Hockey Team Mourns Two Young Members, Murdered In East Baltimore Shooting
Evans from Capitol Heights was struck and taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. He later died.
It’s not known what direction the white sedan went as the vehicle fled the scene, police said.MORE NEWS: Local Small Business Owners Share How American Rescue Plan Funding Helped To Keep Them Afloat
Detectives are asking anyone with information on the shooting to call 301-516-2512. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), go to pgcrimesolvers.com or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app. The case number is 21-0038549.