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Man arrested for 2020 shooting that killed 18-year-old and injured three other people, police say

Investigators claim the suspect knew the 18-year-old and the shooting stemmed from an ongoing argument.

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — Prince George's County Police have arrested a 25-year-old in connection to a 2020 shooting that left one person dead and three others injured. 

According to a press release from PGPD, Javon Hines has been charged in connection to the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Deniro Monts of District Heights.

Police say the shooting happened around 4 p.m. on May 17, 2020, in the 6800 block of Atwood Street. When officers arrived they found Monts on the sidewalk suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Monts was taken to a nearby hospital for help but he died from his injuries. Three other people were also injured in the shooting, all three survived. 

Investigators claim Hines and Monts knew each other and the shooting stemmed from an ongoing argument.

Hines has been charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and the attempted murder of the other two surviving victims. He remains in the custody of the Department of Corrections and is being held on a no-bond status. 

If you have any information relevant to this case, call detectives at 301-516-2512. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, 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 number 20-0024248. 

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