MURDER USA: Killers leave two dead of gunshot wounds; one in Lanham, one in Waldorf; Elisha Amon Cole shot dead

MURDER USA: Man shot dead on Manton Way in Pretty Gory County

LANHAM, MD. – A District man should have played it safe and stayed in the Nation’s Capital where strict gun laws would have protected him, but, no, he ventured into the killing fields of PG County.

Prince Georges Police report that Detectives of the Homicide Unit are actively investigating a fatal shooting in Lanham that occurred on Wednesday night.

Police identified the victim as 28-year-old Anthony Freeland of Minnesota Avenue in Southeast Washington.

Detectives are working to establish suspect(s) and motive in this case. Anyone with any information in this investigation, please call @PGCrimeSolvers at 1-866-411-TIPS for a ca$h reward.

MURDER USA: One MORE down for the count in deadly Chuck County; Elisha Amon Cole shot dead

A beef between two teen gangs led to more than a dozen rounds fired and Thomas Stone student shot dead – bullets whizzed into homes and parked cars

Elisha Amon Cole, 17, murdered in Waldorf, Md. Oct. 3, 2018.
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WALDORF, MD. – Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry reports that detectives on the scene of a homicide in the 11200 blk. of Wildmeadows Street, Waldorf. At 8 pm, officers responded to call for shots fired and located a teenaged male deceased with GSW.

Like all good wanna-be gangstas, most of those who were present when Cole was murdered fled the scene prior to the arrival of police, with the exception of a few who provided investigators with information.

On October 3, 2018, at approximately 7:55 p.m., officers responded to the 11200 block of Wildmeadows Street in Waldorf for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers located a 17-year-old male, Elisha Amon Cole, of Waldorf, deceased from a gunshot wound. Detectives are working to identify a suspect and a motive has not been established.

Anyone with information should call Detective John Elliott at 301-609-6515. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers 1-866-411-TIPS. The investigation is ongoing.

Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry reports that the murder appears to be an isolated incident, although the murder took place in Waldorf – which isn’t exactly free of murders.

Police say that the motive hasn’t been determined. Tips: 301-932-2222.

Murder scene on Wildmeadows Street in Waldorf where Elisha Amon Cole was shot dead on Oct 3, 2018


Elisha Amon Cole, age 17 of Waldorf, Maryland, died October 3, 2018, in Waldorf, Maryland.

Amon was a Senior at Thomas Stone High School in Waldorf, Maryland and a member of New Life Wesleyan Church in La Plata. He enjoyed football, basketball, dirt bikes, and You-Tubing. He loved hanging with his friends and doing pranks on one another. He also loved his dog, Bella. Amon cherished his family and would do anything for them.

He was the son of Timothy Cole and Rose M. Miller. In addition to his parents, he is also survived by his brothers, Raja, Joshua, Omir, and Nathan; his sisters, Shaina, Araya, Nevaeh, and Marissa Williams (step-sister). He was also predeceased by his step-brother, Lawrence Williams.

Friends can visit on Thursday, October 11, 2018, from 9:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 12:00 PM at the New Life Wesleyan Church, 9690 Shepherd’s Creek Place, La Plata, Maryland 20646 with Interment to follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Amon’s name are asked to the Tri-County Youth Services Bureau (75 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, Maryland 20602) or New Life Wesleyan Church, by check only with “RIOT” in the Memo line (9690 Shepherd’s Creek Place, La Plata, Maryland 20646).


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