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Zion Wormly(Left) and Kyle Moorehead(Right)

FORT WASHINGTON, Md. — The Homicide Unit identified and arrested three suspects, two adults and one juvenile, in connection with a fatal shooting in Fort Washington in 2021. The adult suspects are 19-year-old Kyle Moorehead of Oxon Hill and 20-year-old Zion Wormley of Capitol Heights. The third suspect is a 17-year-old male. All three suspects are charged as adults in connection with the fatal shooting of 29-year-old Jether Bonds of Fort Washington. 

On July 24, 2021, at approximately 11:50 pm, officers responded to the 6800 block of Cherryfield Road for a reported shooting. The officers discovered Bonds outside suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene. 

The preliminary investigation revealed the suspects shot the victim during a drug-related robbery.

The three suspects are each charged with first degree murder and related charges. They are in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives at 301-516-2512. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), 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 21-0033396. 

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