News Release, Prince George’s County Police Department

UPDATE 7:45 p.m.- This evening, Homicide Unit detectives will canvass a Temple Hills neighborhood as part of their investigation into a fatal shooting on Sunday. The victim is 31-year-old Kirk Jacques Francois Lyles of no fixed address. 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 July 28th, at approximately 2:30 pm, officers responded to the 4000 block of 21st Place for a reported shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they located the victim on a sidewalk suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Despite all life-saving efforts, he was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital.

The canvass is scheduled for 7:00 pm today and will begin in the 4000 block of 21st Place.

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


Temple Hills, MD- Homicide Unit detectives are investigating a homicide in Temple Hills that occurred Sunday. The victim is 31-year-old Kirk Jacques Francois Lyles of no fixed address.

On July 28th,at approximately 2:30 pm,officers responded to the 4000 block of 21stPlace for a reported shooting. When officers arrived onthescene,they located the victim onasidewalk suffering frommultiplegunshot wounds.

Despite all life-saving efforts, he was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital.

Detectives are working toidentifysuspect(s)andestablish amotive in this case.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at301-772-4925.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or go online atwww.pgcrimesolvers.com, 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.)?Reference case number: 19-0044127.

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