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Police canvass Md. area a year after mailman was killed


LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- A year after a mailman was murdered in Maryland police and the United States Postal Service inspectors returned to the community to pass out flyers in hopes of getting information on a possible suspect.

Tyson Jerome Barnette, age 26 was shot and killed on the job on the night of November 23rd, 2013.

The shooting happened in 1600 block of Reed Street, police said.

Police responded to the scene around 7:20 p.m. and found Barnette suffering from gunshot wounds. Barnette was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The crime is still unsolved, and a year later, some neighbors say they remember it well.

"I've been living here in Cheverly 32-years and this is the first time that someone has been killed in our neighborhood, and it was very frightening," Robin McClain, an area resident, told WUSA 9.

LEARNINGRx OFFERS MILITARY FAMILIES 11 % OFF of BRAIN TRAINING; DONATES $111/student to SEMPERMAX

LEARNINGRx OFFERS MILITARY FAMILIES 11 % OFF of BRAIN TRAINING; DONATES $111/student to SEMPERMAX

For Veteran’s Day, LearningRx of DC Metro Area is offering 11 percent off of their brain training programs for military families Nov. 11 through Nov. 30, located at six, local centers, Chantilly, Va., Fairfax, Va., Leesburg, Va., Reston, Va., Vienna, Va. and North Potomac, Md. For each military child they train, LearningRx will also donate $111 to SemperMax, a program to enhance the morale and welfare of wounded veterans and their families. LearningRx programs have been helping traumatic-brain-injured military veterans, like U.S. Army Capt. Patrick Horan (Ret.) of McLean, Va., recover their speech and memory skills, and LearningRx is now extending brain training to military families that are looking to make learning easier or for those who struggle with learning disabilities, ADHD or autism. For more information, go to www.learningrx.com.

MISSING: 37-year-old from Landover


LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing woman from Landover.

Police say Alishia Trava Bush was last seen in the 2100 block of Matthew Henson Avenue on Oct. 7 at about 2 a.m.

Bush is described by police as an African-American female, 5'5", 155 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a white shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Prince George's County Police Department's Regional Investigation Division- Central Region at (301) 772-4911.


Pedestrian killed in hit and run in MD


LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- A pedestrian was killed in a hit and run collision on Saturday evening.

The hit and run occurred in the 6700 block of Annapolis Road in Landover hills, police said.

This incident is under investigation, we will provide more details as they become available.


11-year-old girl hit by ambulance in PG County


LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- An 11-year-old girl was hit by an ambulance Friday evening, Prince George's County fire officials said.

It happened around 5:15 p.m. at the intersection of Greenleaf Road and Romney Court in Landover.

Paramedic Ambulance 806 from St. Josephs Fire/EMS Station in Springdale was responding to an incident when the girl was hit. The girl was taken to the hospital for pain in her lower extremities, officials said. Her injuries are non-life-threatening.

Witnesses said the girl may have walked out into the street from behind a Metro bus, officials said.

"It is a matter of standard operating procedure for the driver of the paramedic ambulance to undergo post-accident testing. Both members of the crew will also go through an internal safety review of the incident," according to a news release.

Man arrested for killing toddler after month long search


WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A man wanted for fatally shooting a three-year-old was arrested in D.C. Tuesday morning, Prince George's County police said.

Police spent more than a month searching for Davon Wallace for the shooting death of three-year-old Knijah Bibb in Landover on August 10.

Wallace was captured by D.C. police officers at an apartment on Jasper Road in Southeast, D.C. at 7 a.m. Tuesday.


Two adults and four small children were also in the home at the time.

Little Knijah's grandmother, Brenda Bibb, said Wallace is lucky the cops got to him before she did.

"If I was to have seen him, my intentions was to get him," she said.

WANTED: Md. Man who shot and killed 3-year-old


LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- Davon Wallace, a man who shot and killed a 3-year-old in Landover, Md. on August 10 is being sought by Prince George's County Police Department.

Wallace shot and killed Knijah Bibb, 3, in Landover last month.

Police have been actively searching for Wallace and believe he may have connections with people living in Columbia, South Carolina. The search is still ongoing in the D.C. Metro area, police said.


The FBI added $20,000 dollars in reward money to our $25,000 reward offer. The tipster who helps us find, arrest and indict Wallace is eligible for an up to $45,000 reward. If you have information that could help us in our search, please call either 1-866-411-TIPS or 1-800-CALL-FBI. You will not have to give your name.