Suspects were charged with the murder of 66-year-old John Woo Young Jang

An Asian convenience store employee was shot and killed in an armed robbery in Maryland.

According to Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit detectives, the incident occurred at a food mart in Fort Washington, Maryland.

At approximately 1:00 pm on 18 January 2021, officers responded to the store following the report of a robbery.

Upon arrival, officers found Jang, 66, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspects are:

  • 37-year-old Andron Wood
  • 40-year-old Keionta Hagens
  • 47-year-old Thaddeus Lamont Wills
  • 27-year-old Quasean Reeves

The suspects were charged with first degree murder.

Witnesses are being asked to call detectives at 301-516-2512.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.) Please refer to case number 21-0002906.

In other news, witnesses are being asked to come forward after an Asian man was hospitalised by attackers in a park in Fresno.

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