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Would-be robber killed with his own gun, Prince George's police say

Prince George's County police believe that a would-be robber, who had his own gun used against him, was killed in a justifiable homicide.

On Sunday at about 12:35 a.m., officers arrived at the scene of a shooting on the 4400 block of 23rd Parkway in Prince George's County, where they found a wounded man.

That man, who detectives believe meant to rob two people sitting in a car, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man is said to have approached the car and drawn a handgun, but then a person in the car fought with the would-be-robber for the gun. The would-be-robber was shot in the struggle and died from the wound.

Police are requesting any information related to the incident. To contact the Prince George's County Police Department call 301-772-4925 or call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477.

The two people inside the vehicle are cooperating with investigators, according to a police statement, and no one has been charged.

Man dies in Southeast D.C. shooting

A man died of a gunshot wound Sunday morning, after the Metropolitan Police Department responded to an incident on the 3400 block of Stanton Road SE.

The man, who police have yet to identify, was conscious but suffering from a gunshot wound when he was located at about 2 a.m. Sunday morning, police said. He was rushed to a local hospital where he died.

A police spokesman said late Sunday morning that they had not yet identified a suspect.

Teen stabbed in the leg while riding on the Green Line

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed as his Metro car traveled from Navy Yard to Waterfront on the Green Line.

He sustained a non-life-threatening wound to his leg and was taken to the hospital.

The teen exited at Waterfront Station after the incident occurred. Both transit police and Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the scene and canvassed the area. A Metro spokesman said authorities discovered evidence, but that no arrests had been made.

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