Woman killed in Fort Washington shooting

A woman is dead after a shooting in Fort Washington, Maryland, Tuesday night.

According to Prince George’s County police, the incident happened around 9:25 p.m. inside an apartment building on Palmer Road.

When officers arrived, they found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound inside a stairwell.

She was unresponsive and died in the building. It is unknown if she lived in the building.

Police have yet to release a description of the suspect.

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

Below is a map of where the shooting occurred.

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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