CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. — Detectives are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying the car and the suspect(s) seen in a surveillance video shooting into a business, critically injuring a 12-year-old child Friday evening in Capitol Heights. She remains hospitalized in critical condition. A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered in this case.

The incident occurred around 6:35 pm in the 5200 block of Marlboro Pike on October 8, 2021.

Preliminarily, the investigation revealed the victim was waiting for food inside of a restaurant when she was shot. Police do not believe the young girl was the intended target. In the surveillance video, the shooter is seen standing out of the car’s sunroof, shooting toward a row of businesses. The car is a dark-colored, four-door sedan with tinted windows and chrome window trim and door handles. The car is possibly an Infiniti. It was last seen heading toward Brooks Drive following the shooting.

Anyone with information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives at 301-516-5200. 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 mobile app in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)  Please refer to case number 21-0046238.