Police Believe Fort Washington Home Robbery Was Targeted
Two armed suspects forced their way into the home, according to a preliminary investigation, police said.
A man was shot early Tuesday in a residential robbery in Fort Washington, according to Cpl. Edward Martin, Prince George's County police spokesman. Detectives do not believe it was a random crime, but have evidence that suggests the suspects targeted the home, according to police.
Two armed suspects forced their way into the home, according to a preliminary investigation. There was a confrontation and the occupant of the home was shot, according to police.
Police responded to the 9100 block of Loughran Road at around 2:20 a.m. to find the man suffering from a gunshot wound, Martin said. He was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and has since been released, according to police.
The suspects fled the scene, Martin said. They stole an undetermined amount of money and jewelry.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Robbery Unit at (301) 772-4905. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD” plus your message to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone, or go to http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police to submit a tip online.