Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in Capitol Heights last night. The victim is 51-year-old Jan Cotto of Zelma Avenue in Capitol Heights. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.
On April 6th, at about 11:00 pm, patrol officers responded to the 200 block of Zelma Avenue for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim outside suffering from gunshot wounds. She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.
Detectives are working to identify a suspect(s) and motive in this case.