Second Man Arrested in Fatal Hillcrest Heights Shooting

Police arrested Robert Ofoeme of Silver Spring in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old North Carolina man.


Police arrested a Silver Spring man Thursday in the slaying of a North Carolina man shot in Hillcrest Heights, according to Prince George's County. Officers also arrested a Greenbelt man in the same incident on Feb. 7. 

Robert Abba Ofoeme, 28, of the 1400 block of Rossiter Court in Silver Spring, is charged with conspiracy and solicitation to commit first and second degree murder, and is waiting extradition back to Prince George's County, police said. 

Brandon Anthony Battle, 26, of the 6200 block of Springhill Court in Greenbelt, is charged with first- and second-degree murder and is in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no bond status, police said. 

Responding to a man-down call, Maryland-National Capital Park police found Salaam Adams, 20, of Durham, NC, in Oxon Run Park, at around 7:25 a.m. on Feb. 4. He was suffering from a gunshot wound, according to police. Adams was pronounced dead at the scene in the 2600 block of Oxon Run Drive in Hillcrest Heights, police said.


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