Police investigating deadly shooting in Suitland

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SUITLAND, MD – The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Friday in Suitland. The victim is 29-year-old Eric Branch-Simpson of no fixed address.  

On January 14, 2022, at approximately 3:00 pm, officers responded to the 4500 block of Silver Hill Road for a shooting. Once on scene, officers located Branch-Simpson outside in a parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.  

Detectives are working to determine a motive and identify the suspect(s). A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. 

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives at 301-516-2512. 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.) Please refer to case number 22-0002034. 

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