News Release, Prince George’s County Police Department

The Homicide Unit is actively working to identify and arrest the suspect(s) who shot and killed a man overnight in Oxon Hill. The victim is 24-year-old Ravond Simms of Ivanhoe Street in Southwest Washington, DC. 

Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a random crime.

On May 7th, at approximately 12:00 am, patrol officers responded to the 5200 block of Kenmont Road for the report of a shooting. They located the victim on the sidewalk suffering from gunshot wounds. He taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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 19-0026533.

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