Police make arrest in Temple Hills shooting

Screen Shot 2017-03-13 at 12 12 13 PMLANDOVER – Detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit have made an arrest in the shooting of a 46-year-old Suitland man.

Detectives arrested 27-year-old Sedrick Stokes of the 4500 block of 23rd Parkway in Temple Hills in relation to the fatal shooting of Nathan Slye, Jr. of Pearl Drive.

On March 3, at about 12:25 pm, officers were called to the 3000 block of Great Oak Drive for the report of a shooting. Officers found Slye suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital where he died a short time later.

Preliminarily, detectives believe the motive is robbery. Stokes and Slye were acquaintances.

According to court records, Stokes has been arrested several times in the few years for burglary, theft, armed carjacking, armed robbery and other charges.

Stokes is charged with first and second-degree murder. He’s in custody of the department of corrections on a no-bond status. 


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