Burtonsville Murder Investigation Continues – Reward Offered

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the homicide of Francesco Michael DiGiovanni, a 45-year old Domino’s Pizza delivery employee, of the 1000 block of Rockville Pike in Rockville.

During the time of the shooting, DiGiovanni was working as a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver.  Today, Domino’s Pizza, Incorporated, announced that the company is offering a $7,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Francesco DiGiovanni.

Investigation by detectives revealed that on Monday, May 21, at approximately 11:14 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center (911) received multiple calls for the sounds of shots in the area of Aldora Circle in Burtonsville.

Officers from the 3rd District responded to the area and located DiGiovanni in the driver’s seat of a Jeep Patriot on Ballinger Drive at Autumn Glen Circle.  DiGiovanni had an apparent gunshot wound to his upper body.  Officers and Fire and Rescue personnel attempted life-saving measures but DiGiovanni succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Additional investigation revealed that DiGiovanni, who had just delivered a pizza in the area, was shot in his Jeep on Van Horn Way near Ballinger Drive. He then drove onto Ballinger Drive where his vehicle came to rest at Autumn Glen Circle.

Detectives are urging anyone who may have information with regard to this  homicide investigation to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070 to be eligible for the $7,500 reward offered by Domino’s.  For those choosing to remain anonymous and be eligible for an additional reward of up to $10,000, please call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

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