Arrest Warrant Issued for Fugitive Suspect in Suitland Murder

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SUITLAND, MD – The Prince George’s Police Department has announced an arrest warrant for a suspect wanted in a fatal shooting in Suitland in February.

Detectives identified and charged 21-year-old Malique Harden of Suitland. He’s charged with the murder of 58-year-old Michael Hawkins of Washington DC.

“Anyone with information on Harden’s whereabouts is urged to call detectives or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered. On February 27, 2022, at approximately 12:10 pm, patrol officers were called to the 3800 block of St. Barnabas Road for a report of a shooting. They discovered Hawkins unresponsive in an apartment suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene,” the department said.

Police believe Harden shot and killed Hawkins during a robbery at the apartment. Harden is charged with first and second degree murder and related charges.  

If anyone has information on Harden’s whereabouts, they are asked to please call detectives at 301-516-2512.