Man shot, killed near Hyattsville apartment complex

A man was shot and killed Wednesday night near an apartment complex in Hyattsville, Maryland, police said.

Prince George’s County police officers responded to the 5400 block of Newton Street around 7:25 p.m. for a reported shooting.

Upon arrival, they found a man outside with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

Cpl. Unique Jones from the Prince George’s County Police Department told NBC Washington at a news conference that “investigators are looking to see if anybody witnessed it.”

Police said they’re working to find a suspect and a motive in the deadly shooting. They ask anyone with information to call Prince George’s County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477.

Below is a map where the shooting took place:

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Tadiwos Abedje

Tadi Abedje is a freelance digital writer/editor for WTOP. He was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Northern Virginia. Journalism has been his No. 1 passion since he was a kid and he is blessed to be around people, telling their stories and sharing them with the world.

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