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Charles County Sheriff's Office

CCSO Detectives Investigating Shooting / Homicide on Ell Lane in Waldorf

DATE: February 18, 2018        
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646

SHOOTING / MURDER: On February 17 at 8:54 p.m., officers responded to the 12100 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. The victim, identified as Brandon Andrew Briscoe, 24, of Waldorf, was transported to a hospital where he subsequently died. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division responded to assume the investigation. Preliminary investigation revealed that an unknown suspect approached Briscoe while he was standing outside of an apartment building. The suspect shot Briscoe several times, and then he fled on foot. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Elliott at 301-609-6515. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. The investigation is ongoing.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visitwww.ccso.us.   

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