Update January 30, 2017:
The victims in this weekend’s triple homicide in the City of Bowie are 46-year-old Sherwood Morgan of Lake Arbor Way in Mitchellville, 27-year-old Jin Chen of Dove Circle in Laurel and 28-year-old Xue Zou of Doves Fly Way in Laurel.
David Williams posted this message on Facebook: RIP Sherwood Morgan I still can’t believe the news I heard yesterday. You will truly be missed. Such a humble person. You just sent me an invitation last week to come to your restaurant. Last time I saw you was when I visited your church last month and we were sitting together at church. Wow never thought that would be the last time I saw you. Rest on.
On Jan. 24, 2017, Morgan posted this message on his Facebook page:
“I just want to personally thank everyone for coming out and supporting me at the grand opening event on Sunday evening. This experience has taught me to always keep your faith and trust in God!!!”
MURDER USA Karlief Moye killed three in Blue Sunday Bar & Grill shooting but dodged the fatal bullet meant to end his life.
BOWIE, MD. – Prince George’s County Police report that a man who gunned down two people in a Bowie bar wasn’t as effective when he tried to kill himself. Police say that the suspect in a double homicide in the early morning hours of Sunday, Jan 29, 2017, in the city of Bowie is hospitalized with two apparent self-inflicted gunshot wounds. The shooter was identified by police as 40-year-old Karlief Moye. His last known address is 1101 La Grande Place in Silver Spring.
Update January 30, 2017: The victims in this weekend’s triple homicide in the Blue Sunday bar in Bowie are 46-year-old Sherwood Morgan of Lake Arbor Way in Mitchellville, 27-year-old Jin Chen of Dove Circle in Laurel and 28-year-old Xue Zou of Doves Fly Way in Laurel.
PG Police reports that on Jan. 29, 2017, at around 2:15 am, officers with the Bowie Police Department responded to the Blue Sunday Bar & Grill located at Race Track Road. Officers found three victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Two of the victims died of their injuries. The third victim’s injuries are considered life-threatening. All of the victims and the suspect are employees of the restaurant.
Through the course of the investigation, Prince George’s County Police Department homicide detectives identified Moye as the suspect. Investigators located Moye in Silver Spring late this morning. At about 11:30 am, as investigators were canvassing the area around his home in Silver Spring, they observed him running into a wooded area of the Northwest Branch Park. The preliminary investigation reveals he shot himself twice in those woods. He is being treated at a local hospital.
The initial incident in the city of Bowie appears to be a case of workplace violence as a result of a dispute between employees.
The Prince George’s County Police department’s Homicide Unit handles all homicide investigations within the city of Bowie.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to call Homicide Unit detectives at 301-772-4925 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.