Donnell A. Brown

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit charged a suspect with the fatal shooting in Oxon Hill last Friday. The suspect is 28-year-old Donnell Alphonzo Brown of no fixed address. He’s charged with fatally shooting 26-year-old Justin Easter of Oxon Hill. Brown is charged with first and second degree murder and additional charges. A court commissioner ordered him held without bond at the Department of Corrections.

On September 4th, at approximately 9:45 pm, patrol officers were called to the 600 block of Audrey Lane for a report of a shooting. They discovered Easter unresponsive outside suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The preliminary investigation revealed the suspect shot the victim during a dispute. The suspect and victim are known to each other.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-516-2512. 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.)