BRANDYWINE, Md. (WUSA) -- Francis Washington Jr., 57, is behind bars on Friday after fatally shooting a man.
On July 12th, at approximately 4:32 p.m. Prince George's County Police responded to a call about a shooting at the 11100 block of Cross Road Trail. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, 69-year-old Thomas Francis Washington, shot inside the home and was pronounced dead on scene.
The investigation revealed the incident stemmed from a domestic-related dispute over a spare tire. Francis Washington, Jr. and Thomas Washington were cousins.
Francis Washington, Jr. was arrested and charged with first degree murder.
Anyone with information regarding this case should contact the 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 http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police/ to submit a tip online.