CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (WDVM) — The Prince George’s County Police Department is still searching for a suspect or suspects who shot and critically injured a 12-year-old girl in Capitol Heights on Saturday night.
The incident happened at around 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of Marlboro Pike and police do not believe the girl was the intended target.
Police stated that the young girl was waiting for food inside of a restaurant when gunshots were fired outside. The girl was struck in the lower body and then transported to a local hospital where she remains in critical condition.
Police are still trying to determine the reasoning behind the shooting and are asking anyone with information to contact the Prince George’s County Police Department by calling 301-516-5200 and anonymous tips can be made by calling 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).
A 12-year-old child is still fighting for her life after a drive-by shooting last Friday in capitol heights, and now detectives are asking the public for help.
The shooting happened around 6:30 pm on 5200 Marlboro Pike.
Surveillance video shows the suspect in a blue jacket seen standing out of the car’s sunroof, shooting toward a row of businesses. The car is a dark-colored, four-door sedan with tinted windows and chrome window trim and door handles.
Police say the 12-year-old victim was waiting for food inside of a restaurant when she was shot. They do not believe the young girl was the intended target.
The child remains hospitalized in critical condition. Anyone with information is asked to contact Prince Georges County Police Department.
There is also a reward of up to $2,500 is being offered in this case.