1 dead, another injured in Oxon Hill shooting

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WASHINGTON — One man is dead and another is injured following a Sunday evening shooting in Oxon Hill, Maryland.

Prince George’s County police responded to the 5600 block of Saint Barnabas Road around 7:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting.

There, they found Rodney Snowden, 28, of Goodluck Road in Greenbelt, suffering from gunshot wounds. He died later at a local hospital.

A second man, who police did not identify, was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Police are working to identify any suspects in the case.

Below is a map of the area where the shooting happened.


Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)

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Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Writer/Editor for WTOP.com. He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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