DATE: December 11, 2020              

CONTACT: Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

Charles County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested Keishon Javontae Thompson, 18, of Waldorf, in connection with the murder of J’Shaun Wallace, 19, who was shot and killed on December 6 in the 2500 block of Business Park Court in Waldorf. After pursuing leads in the case, detectives identified Thompson as a suspect and obtained an arrest warrant. Detectives, with the assistance of the US Marshals Task Force and the Harford County Sheriff’s Office, located Thompson on December 10 in Bel Air, MD. A preliminary investigation showed Thompson shot Wallace, who was known to him, during the sale of shoes. Thompson was charged with first-degree murder and other related charges. He is being held at the Charles County Detention Center without bond. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective J. Feldman at (301) 609-6474. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at or by using the P3Intel mobile app.

Keishon Javontae Thompson

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