Man fatally shot in Mount Rainier

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Local,Maryland,Crime,Naomi Jagoda

A man was fatally shot in Prince George's County early Wednesday morning, police said.

About 4:40 a.m., Mount Rainier police were called to 37th Street and Rhode Island Avenue -- not far from the Maryland-District border -- for the report of gunshot sounds.

Officers found a man who had been shot, lying in the roadway. He was taken to a hospital and was pronounced dead, said Capt. James Stoots of the Mount Rainier Police Department.

No suspect information was available later Wednesday morning. Prince George's County police are investigating the incident.

njagoda@washingtonexaminer.com

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