The Washington Post

Second man wanted in Seat Pleasant shooting

Police in Prince George’s County are searching for a second suspect in connection with a fatal shooting outside a Seat Pleasant gas station earlier this month, authorities said Monday.

Joshua Jermaine Benton (Courtesy Prince George's County Police)

Investigators have obtained a warrant charging Benton with first-degree murder, a police spokesman said.

In a blog post, police said Benton has a twin brother who is not believed to be connected to the case.

Joshua Jermaine Benton, wearing his hair a different way (Courtesy Prince George's County Police)

Benton has a distinctive tattoo on his right forearm, police said.

Joshua Jermaine Benton's tattoo (Courtesy Prince George's County Police)
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