Detectives are working to determine the circumstances that led to a fatal shooting yesterday evening in College Park. The decedent is 28-year-old Christopher Ryan Harrison of Camp Springs. Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a random shooting.

According to police, on October 1st, at approximately 5:10 pm, patrol officers responded to the 4800 block of Berwyn House Road for a shooting. The decedent was located in a parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds. He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-516-2512. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, 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 20-0045768.