Cummings Issues Statement on Death of Baltimore City Police Detective Sean Suiter

November 16, 2017
Press Release

Baltimore, MD- (November 16, 2017) – Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement after learning of the passing of Baltimore City Police Detective Sean Suiter who was shot in the head while conducting an investigation:

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Detective Sean Suiter. I was deeply saddened to learn of this young man’s death. His life was cut far too short while he was simply doing his job protecting others. Det. Suiter served the people of Baltimore for 18 years, and was gunned down callously in the line of duty by a heartless criminal. I urge anyone who has any information regarding this shooting to contact the Baltimore City Police immediately. We cannot allow these vicious acts of violence to continue. It is time for all of us to work together to ensure the safety of our community.”