Temple Hills man shot dead in Camp Springs

A Prince George's County police car is seen at Morris Avenue where a man died. (Courtesy Twitter/Prince George's County Police)

Prince George’s County police are investigating a homicide in Camp Springs, Maryland, in a neighborhood not far from Joint Base Andrews.

Officers responded to a welfare call in the 5400 block of Morris Avenue around 1 a.m. Tuesday and found a man who’d been shot on the sidewalk, Prince George’s County police said.

Rufus Clark, 28, of Temple Hills, was pronounced dead at the scene.

In a series of tweets, police said the investigation was ongoing to determine a motive and identify suspects.

Members of the public with information are asked to call the Prince George’s Crime Solvers hot line at 1-866-411-TIPS.

Below is the area of the incident:

WTOP’s Will Vitka contributed to this report.

Teddy Gelman

Teddy Gelman became Morning Drive Producer in February 2020. Prior to that, he worked as a weekend producer and an assistant producer after joining WTOP in 2018. He’s also filed news stories on-air, anchored sportscasts and produced for the WTOP traffic team.

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