Tyshon Jones is wanted in connection to Julian Kelly's murder
SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA) -- Police need your help to find the fourth suspect in a murder that happened in August of 2010.
"Jones is wanted for the murder of Julian Kelly, which occurred in the 14000 block of Castle Boulevard, Silver Spring, Maryland, on August 21, 2010. Jones is a member of the "38 MOB" criminal street gang and should be considered armed and dangerous," police said on a wanted poster.
Police are increasing the their reward for information leading to Jones's arrest. The new reward is now $5,000, they announced to the media Monday.
"Detectives have recently received information that Jones may be living in or frequenting the area of Castle Boulevard," police said.
Police say they're going to start a media campaign to try to get the word out about the Kelly murder, and to help get information to find Jones.
If you have information about this crime, contact Montgomery County Crime Solvers.
It was on August 21, 2010 at approximately 12:45 a.m. that officers from the 3rd District responded to the 14000 block of Castle Boulevard in Silver Spring for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found Julian Kelly suffering from a gunshot wound. Kelly succumbed to his injuries on September 4th, 2010.
Through the course of the investigation, four individuals were developed as suspects. Three of the individuals have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder, the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and armed robbery. Detectives also obtained an arrest warrant for the fourth suspect in this crime, Tyshon Lateek Jones. Jones' whereabouts remain unknown at this time, and police and family are asking the public for assistance in locating him.
Today, the Montgomery County Police Department in conjunction with Crime Solvers of Montgomery County announced an increased award amount of up to $5000 for any information leading to the arrest of Tyshon Jones.
Lieutenant Robert Bolesta, Deputy Director of the Major Crimes Division, explained that detectives have recently received information that Jones may be living in or frequenting the area of Castle Boulevard. He announced the launch of a media campaign intended to solicit information regarding the exact whereabouts of Jones. This campaign will include sign boards placed at strategic locations in and around the area in which the homicide occurred. Wanted posters and fliers featuring Jones will be distributed in and around the Castle Boulevard area of Silver Spring. Additionally, the Montgomery County Police Department will be participating in several overt and covert operations intended to garner information about the possible location of Jones.
Julian Kelly's sister, Keisha Kelly, also spoke to the media regarding the loss of her brother and pleaded for the public's assistance in locating Jones.
Anyone who has information about the whereabouts of Tyshon Jones is asked to contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County. Tipsters must remain anonymous to be eligible for the reward.