Triple shooting in Prince George’s Co. leaves 2 dead, 1 injured

A triple shooting left two people dead and another injured in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Friday evening.

Prince George’s County police headed to the interception of East Capitol Street and Yacht Place in Capitol Heights at around 8:50 p.m. to respond to a reported car crash.

Responding officers found three men inside a car with gunshot wounds.

Two of the men were pronounced dead at the scene, while the third was taken to a hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

Police said they do not believe it is a random crime.

Anyone with information is asked to call Prince George’s County’s Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477.

Below is a map of where the shooting occurred.

This is a developing story. Stay with WTOP for the latest.

Luke Garrett

Luke Garrett is a D.C. native dedicated to journalism. He is a reporter and the creator, host and producer of the original WTOP podcast, “DMV Download.” The podcast debuted in 2022. On the show, Garrett takes a weekly look at the biggest stories and ideas in the D.C. region.

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