Police ID man killed in Prince George’s Co. shopping center shooting

One person is dead and two others were injured after a shooting at an outdoor shopping center in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Thursday evening.

The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. in Woodmore Towne Centre a Silver Diner restaurant on Woodmore Center Drive. After receiving reports of gunfire, the Glenarden Police Department arrived to find three men who had been shot. All three were taken to the hospital.

Prince George’s County police confirmed one person, 29-year-old Rien Green, died at the hospital from the gunshot injuries. A second person had life-threatening injuries, while the third had injuries that were not life-threatening.

City of Glenarden Police Chief Philip O’Donnell told reporters that based on the preliminary investigation, at least two people were shooting at each other before fleeing on foot.

“There was a little back-and-forth shooting,” O’Donnell said. “So we are just trying to figure everything out now.”

In a statement, Silver Diner said their employees and guests were safe following the shooting.

No arrests have been made and no suspects were named. However, police do not believe it was a random crime.

Prince George’s County police has taken over the investigation. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call detectives at 301-516-2512. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Solvers at their website or at their tip line 1-866-411-8477.

Below is a map of where the shooting took place.

WTOP’s José Umaña contributed to this report.

Luke Garrett

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