Friday, August 26, 2016

Douglas " Swipey" Brooks. Music is Life. Site of his slaying in the 3600 block of Parkway Terrace Drive, Suitland MD.

From WTOP News: An 18-year-old man who was fatally shot early Sunday morning in Suitland, Maryland, has been identified as an up-and-coming rapper. Police found the victim, Douglas Brooks of Suitland, Maryland , known also as  “Swipey,”  suffering from a gunshot wound just after 1 a.m. on August 21, 2016 in the 3600 block of Parkway Terrace Drive, in Suitland, Maryland, Prince George’s County police said in a news release. Brooks was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives were still working to identify any suspects or motives. Police do not believe the shooting was a random crime.
There is an extensive article on Mr. Brooks in the Washington Post.

A Prince George Police report on the situation can be viewed here.

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