Waldorf Rapper killed, Detectives searching for suspects

UPDATE 11:00 a.m.- Charles County Sheriff’s Office Press Release:

On May 1 at 10 p.m., officers responded to the 2200 block of Stream Vista Place in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located Antonio Lamount Harper, Jr., 20, of Waldorf, with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased by emergency medical services. A preliminary investigation revealed Harper was walking toward an apartment when an unknown suspect approached and shot him several times. The suspect fled.

Detectives are working on leads and establishing a motive. They have determined the shooting was not random. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Shankster at (301) 609-6513. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS.

Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. A cash reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. The investigation is ongoing.

 

Antonio Harper is also known as A1 Lil Tony, a.k.a Plug Son and is a Waldorf-based rapper. The details above are all that has been released, however the victims Twitter profile posted the below tweet at 9:27 p.m.; about 30 minutes before the shooting was called into police.

It is not known at this time if this was in reference to the incident or another meaning.


UPDATE 7:00 a.m.- The Charles County Sheriffs Office has posted on their Facebook page that the victim died overnight in the shooting. No further details are available at this time, and they will be updating the community later this morning.


Waldorf, MD: At approximately 10:00 p.m. an off-duty MPD Officer discovered a man shot in the area of the Abberly Square Apartments( Stream Vista Place). The scene is currently secured for emergency personal only.

Watch for emergency crews in the area.

This is a developing story; stay with the Southern Maryland Chronicle for official Charles County Sheriff’s updates. 

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