Man found shot to death in Prince George’s County apartment

A man was shot and killed in Hyattsville, Maryland, on Friday morning.

The Prince George’s County police said in a statement Monday that Deshawn Ramsey, 20, of Cockeysville, was found in an apartment on Dean Drive suffering from gunshot wounds.

Officers found him as they responded to a call about a shooting at about 9:30 a.m. Ramsey was pronounced dead at the scene.

The police are still trying to work out a motive and identify suspects.

They’re asking anyone with more information on the case to call them at (301) 516-2512, make a call anonymously to Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at

Below is a map of the area where police said the man was found shot to death.

Rick Massimo

Rick Massimo came to WTOP, and to Washington, in 2013 after having lived in Providence, R.I., since he was a child. He's the author of "A Walking Tour of the Georgetown Set" and "I Got a Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival."

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