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Man shot to death by Prince George's County sheriff's deputy

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Local,Maryland,Crime,Naomi Jagoda

A Prince George's County sheriff's deputy fatally shot a 39-year-old man, according to media reports.

About 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, the deputy went to a home in the 6300 block of 63rd Avenue in Riverdale to serve a temporary peace order. After the deputy was let in the home, a man appeared from the rear of the residence and displayed a firearm.

The deputy shot the man, who was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead, according to media reports.

The deputy was placed on administrative leave.

njagoda@washingtonexaminer.com

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