The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a homicide in Oxon Hill. The victim is 28-year-old Christopher Bess of no fixed address. Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a random act. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered in this case.
On September 13, 2015, at about 6:00 pm, patrol officers were called to the 800 block of Southern Avenue for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, they found Bess outside suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital.
Detectives are working to identify the motive and suspect(s) in this case.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.