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UPDATE: Detectives Charge Two Suspects with Fatal Shooting in Laurel

 

Marcus Hurd, 19  -   Elijah Davis, 24

Laurel, MD - Homicide Unit detectives identified and charged two suspects in connection with a fatal shooting last month in Laurel. The suspects are 24-year-old Elijah Davis of the 7000 block of Hanover Parkway in Greenbelt and 19-year-old Marcus Hurd of the 7000 block of Old Alexandria Ferry Road in Clinton. They are charged with fatally shooting 24-year-old Briah Jackson of Laurel.

On April 27th, at approximately 5:35 pm, officers responded to an area hospital for the report of two walk-in shooting victims. The subsequent investigation revealed Jackson and the second victim, an adult male, had been shot while sitting in a car in the 8200 block of Gorman Avenue in Laurel. Jackson died of her injuries the next day. The second victim’s injuries are not considered life-threatening.
 
Through various investigative techniques, detectives identified both suspects.

Davis is charged with first and second degree murder and additional charges. He is in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status. Hurd is also charged with first and second degree murder and related charges. He was taken into custody in Los Angeles, California, where he remains awaiting extradition to Prince George’s County. The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-516-2512. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, 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.)

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