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Surveillance footage captures events leading to father and son's brutal murder in Rosedale

Court documents shed new light on father and son's brutal murder in Rosedale
Posted at 4:41 PM, Nov 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-05 16:43:21-04

ROSEDALE, Md. — Newly obtained charging documents shed light on what led to the brutal murder of a father and son last month in Rosedale.

The bodies of 55-year-old Christopher Walker and 24-year-old Justin Walker were discovered the night of October 11, inside their home in the 7400 block of Plainview Road.

Police say the tragic chain of events started when Justin went to a convenience store on Radecke Avenue.

Store surveillance footage captured two masked men, later identified as Ameer D. Gittens and Derrick T. Jamison, getting into the backseat of Justin's car.

Around 8:37 that night, Jamison was seen on video using Justin's bank card at an ATM in the 3500 block of Pulaski Highway.

Minutes later, Gittens is on camera pulling up at a nearby Royal Farms in Justin's car.

According to a police report, he bought two rolls of duct tape.

Shortly after, home video captured Gittens and Jamison following Justin into his home.

Not long after, the two were seen fleeing the home in Walker's vehicle.

A woman who lives at the Walker home called police around 9:15pm.

She reported hearing gunshots before a gunman charged into her bedroom, demanding her phone.

The woman then discovered Justin and his dad shot dead inside their home office. Police noted their were signs of a struggle.

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About two days later, police found Walker's stolen vehicle near an apartment complex in the 300 block York Road.

Inside they recovered a roll of duct tape Gittens had purchased from the Royal Farms. A live 9mm bullet was also located inside the car, as was a pair of gloves that were similar to the ones Jamison was wearing on video.

Surveillance footage showed the alleged suspects going inside the complex with property they'd stolen the night of the murder. On one occasion, Jamison was reportedly seen leaving the apartment wearing Justin's shoes.

Gittens and Jamison were taken into custody on November 3 and 4 respectively. Each faces two counts of first and second degree murder.

Police have not said if the Walker's were specifically targeted.