Oxon Hill, Md. --- Prince George's County police are investigating a shooting that left a hotel worker dead.
Police say the victim is 27-year-old Jesse Alexis Chavez of Lorelei Court in Fort Washington.
Around 10 p.m. Monday, police say officers responded to the Clarion Hotel in the 6400 block of Oxon Hill Road for unknown trouble.
When officers arrived, they discovered that Chavez had been shot during a robbery. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The preliminary investigation, according to investigators, reveals that the suspect walked into the hotel, jumped over the counter, pulled out a gun and demanded cash from a female employee who complied.
Moments later, Chavez approached the suspect and the two got into a struggle which continued out the hotel's front door. During the struggle, Chavez was shot and killed. The suspect then ran to a dark-colored sedan and fled.
Detectives have released this surveillance video of the robbery.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing 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 go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.