News Release, Prince George’s County Police Department

Temple Hills, MD- The Homicide Unit is working to identify and arrest the suspect(s) who shot and killed a man in Fort Washington. The victim is 19-year-old Timothy Rojas of Trude Street in Temple Hills. Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a random crime.

On April 12th, at approximately 11:00 pm, patrol officers responded to the 1500 block of Tucker Road. They located the victim outside suffering from a gunshot wound. He died a short time later at a hospital. Detectives are working to identify the suspect(s) and determine a motive. 

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 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.)

Please refer to case number 19-0021643.

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