D.C. Police Investigate Homicide of Silver Spring Man

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) continues to investigate the Sept. 22 Washington, D.C. homicide of a Silver Spring man. Authorities seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the suspect. 

Just after 12:40 p.m., police responded to the 3000 block of Adams Street, NE for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. 

The victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, has been identified as 57-year-old Bacilio Villatoro of Silver Spring. 

Detectives have released pictures from nearby surveillance cameras of the suspect’s vehicle. The vehicle is described as a dark-colored Chevrolet sedan, with an unknown temporary tag on the rear of the vehicle. 

MPD currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for each homicide committed in D.C.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous tips may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a message to 50411.

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