1 dead after Prince George’s Co. shooting

A man is dead after a shooting in Fort Washington, Maryland, on Saturday night.

Prince George’s County police said the shooting happened around 11:50 p.m. outside of a home on Cherryfield Road, near Copperville Way.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found an adult male outside suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity had not been made public as of Sunday morning.

Police are still investigating the incident, and ask anyone with information to contact detectives by calling 1-866-411-TIPS.

Below is a map of the area:

Juan Herrera

Juan Herrera is an associate producer for WTOP News. He joined the radio news team in 2021 after previously working for WMAL News as a news assistant. He is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

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