Pr. George's Police Arrest 4 in 2010 Shooting, Now Homicide

The county police are now charging four men in a homicide after a 2010 shooting victim died from complications from his injuries.

The Prince George's County police arrested four men this week in a 2010 fatal shooting of a Northeast DC man.

According to police, 29-year-old Melvin Pate was found inside a vehicle in the 2100 block of Brooks Drive in Capitol Heights suffering from a gunshot wound on Nov. 22, 2010.

Pate, of the 200 block of 58th Street, died Nov. 8 from complications related to his wound, police said. Now his death has been ruled a homicide.

Police arrested the following men and charged them in the homicide:

  • 22 year-old Jermaine Hailes of the 4100 block of Massachusetts Avenue
  • 21 year-old Ciree Petty of the 2100 block of Brooks Drive in Capitol Heights
  • 22 year-old Ramel Sanders of the 11800 block of Birchview Court in Clinton
  • 22 year-old Mark Anderson of the 2300 block of Hope Circle in Waldorf

The men were all charged with first and second degree murder and related charges.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division/Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925.  Callers can remain anonymous by calling Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  You may also text “PGPD plus your tip” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or got to http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police and submit a tip online.


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