Trooper First Class Wesley Brown was shot and killed at approximately 12:40 am while working an off duty security detail at a restaurant in Forestville, Maryland.
Earlier in the evening Trooper First Class Brown had escorted a patron out of the restaurant who had refused to pay a bill. Trooper First Class Brown was standing in the parking lot talking on his cellphone when the man returned and fatally shot him without warning.
Two men, including the one that Trooper First Class Brown had escorted out of the restaurant, were arrested and charged with first-degree murder.
Trooper First Class Brown had served with the Maryland State Police for three years and was assigned to the Forestville Barracks. He is survived by his parents.
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