Prince George’s police say the murder of a 22-year old man in Hillcrest Heights appears to have been the result of a domestic argument.
Jerome Zephier Peters, of the 1100 block of Stratwood Avenue in Oxon Hill, was at a family member’s home caring for his infant child when the child’s mother and a male acquaintance arrived to pick up the child. An argument ensued, and during the argument Peters was shot.
Peters was pronounced dead at the scene.
ANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) — Prince George’s County Police Department are looking for 23-year-old Joshua James Jones of the 2200 block of Columbia Place in Landover.
They say Jones is wanted for the murder of Jerome Zephier Peters on June 30, 2013 in Hillcrest Heights.
Police detectives believe the murder is domestic-related. They say Peters was at a family member’s home caring for his young child. The child’s mother and Jones arrived to pick up the child when Peters and Jones got into an argument, say police. Police tell us that during that argument, Jones shot Peters.
Police were called to the 2900 block of St. Clair Drive, Hillcrest Heights, for a report of a shooting at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday when they found Jerome Peters, 22, of Oxon Hill, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.