News Release, Prince George’s County Police Department

Oxon Hill, MD- Detectives with our Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into a fatal shooting in Oxon Hill on Friday. The victim is 23-year-old Nayel Shabex of Widows Mite Road in Edgewater. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Tipsters will never have to give their name.

On February 1st, at approximately 2:40 pm, patrol officers were called to the 5000 block of Deal Drive for a welfare check. They discovered Shabex unresponsive inside of a car. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives are actively working to identify a suspect(s) and a motive in this case.

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives 301-772-4925.  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.)

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