Suspect Arrested in Killing of Man Found at Capitol Heights Firehouse

The Fort Washington victim and Forestville man suspected of shooting him were acquaintances, police said.

Prince Goerge's County Police have arrested a suspect in the Feb. 8 fatal shooting of a man in Forestville. After the shooting, the suspect drove the victim to a Capitol Heights firehouse and fled, police said.

According to police, the victim and the suspect were acquaintances.

The suspect, Sean Prince Hallowell, 25, of the 2500 block of Timbercrest Drive in Forestville was arrested Tuesday in Palmer Park and is charged with first degree murder, police said. He is being held at the Department of Corrections on a no bond status.

The victim, Charles Robert Thompson, 27, of the 200 block of Whitehaven Circle in Fort Washington was pronounced dead after being transported to a hospital, according to police.

Corp. Clinton Copeland, a spokesman for the Prince George's County Police Department, said officers discovered the victim around 12:20 a.m. Feb. 8 in the parking lot of a firehouse in the 1400 block of Ritchie Marlboro Rd. The Ritchie Volunteer Fire Department is located in that block.

The investigation showed the shooting took place in the 2600 block of Timbercrest Drive in Forestville, near Hallowell's home, according to police. 

Police asked that anyone with information about this case call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (301) 772-4925. Police said callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on a cell phone or go to the Prince George's police website and submit a tip online.


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