Tavone Martin

Oxon Hill, MD— Homicide Unit detectives have charged a man in connection with a homicide in Oxon Hill in January. The suspect is 28-year-old Tavone Martin of no fixed address. He’s charged with fatally shooting 41-year-old Derrick McCray of no fixed address.

On January 27th, about 6:20 pm, patrol officers were called to the 5600 block of St. Barnabas Road for a shooting. When they arrived, they found the victim in the street suffering from gunshot wounds. He died several hours later at a hospital.

Martin is charged with first and second-degree murder. He is in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status. The suspect and victim were friends. The motive remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (301) 772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.