Man charged with killing uncle in Prince George’s County

Police in Prince George’s County, Maryland, arrested a man who they said shot and killed his uncle during an altercation.

James Savoy, 40, is charged with first- and second-degree murder. Police said that they went to the home on the 13900 block of Old Indian Head Road in Brandywine around 2:15 a.m. Saturday for the report of a shooting.

Inside they found George Savoy, 69, had been shot. He was pronounced dead.

Police found James Savoy nearby, and he was taken into custody several hours after the shooting.

Anyone with information on what happened should call police at 301-516-2512.

Below is a map where the shooting took place.

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Tadiwos Abedje

Tadi Abedje is a freelance digital writer/editor for WTOP. He was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Northern Virginia. Journalism has been his No. 1 passion since he was a kid and he is blessed to be around people, telling their stories and sharing them with the world.

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