Woman killed in Fort Washington shooting

A woman is dead after a shooting in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Friday night.

The incident happened at around 8 p.m. on Old Fort Road between Caltor Lane and Allentown Road in Fort Washington.

Prince George’s County police said officers found the woman with gunshot wounds inside a home.

She died at the scene. Her identity was not released.


According to detectives, a preliminary investigation indicates that it was a targeted shooting and there is no longer a threat to the community.

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

A map of where the shooting happened is below.

Luke Garrett

Luke Garrett is a D.C. native dedicated to journalism. He joined the WTOP newsroom in 2020 after graduating from the University of San Diego, where he studied physics and philosophy.

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