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Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Darryl Harris-Simmons, of Fort Washington, MD on an arrest warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder that was obtained by the Maryland-National Capital Park Police on November 15, 2017.
The Warrant states that on November 13, 2017, at a community center in the 13400 block of Buchanan Drive in Fort Washington, Md. Harris-Simmons arranged a meeting with three other individuals to purchase a pair of shoes. During the transaction, Harris-Simmons, along with a male accomplice allegedly pointed a gun at the victims and demanded the victims’ property. As the driver attempted to flee, Harris-Simmons is alleged to have shot at the fleeing vehicle causing both victims serious injury. Harris-Simmons was later positively identified from a photo array.
Upon Sheriff’s deputies’ investigation, on November 22nd , Sheriff’s Deputies spoke with a Prince George’s County officer who advised that he was familiar with Harris- Simmons, having previously been to his residence on other matters. Deputies arrived in the 13200 block of Lenfant Drive in Fort Washington MD where a resident opened the door and allowed deputies to enter. Deputies asked for the name of a male who stood in the foyer. After confirming that he was Darryl Harris-Simmons, deputies informed Harris-Simmons of the warrant for his arrest, after which he was taken into custody without incident and transported Maryland National Capitol Park Police CID unit.
Harris-Simmons is also charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder, Attempted Armed Robbery, First and Second Degree Assault and Firearm use and Felony Violent Crime.