PGPD Investigating Homicide in District Heights

Homicide Unit detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Saturday morning. The victim is 26-year-old Davion Brandon of Curtis Drive in Suitland. Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a random crime.
On June 1, at approximately 1:30 am, officers on patrol discovered a car idling in a parking lot in the 1900 block of Rochelle Avenue. The officers discovered Brandon and a second person inside of the car suffering from gunshot wounds. The officers called for emergency medical personnel and then immediately began to render aid to both victims. Brandon was pronounced dead on the scene. The second victim suffered critical injuries and remains hospitalized. Detectives are actively working to identify suspect(s) and determine a motive for this fatal shooting.

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call our detectives at 301-772-4925. Please refer to case 19-0032094. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)