2 suspects arrested in fatal shooting of Md. rapper

Officials have charged two suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of Douglas Brooks, a rising DC-area rap star known as "Swipey."

The fatal shooting happened in August of 2016.

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The suspects are 19-year-old Dante Brewer of the 200 block of M Street in Southwest Washington and 18-year-old Deshawn Watkins of the 1000 block of 5th Street in Southeast Washington, according to Prince George's County Police Department.

Officials were called to the 3600 block of Parkway Terrace Drive in Suitland for a shooting on August 21, 2016, around 1:05 am. According to investigators Brooks was outside the apartment complex on parkway terrace drive when five men approached with guns announcing a robbery.

It's unclear why, but at least two of the men fired their weapons hitting brooks in the head. Officials say he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Anyone with information on this fatal shooting is asked to please call our Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or to go www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.