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Man murdered in Lanham apartment parking lot

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A man was shot multiple times in a Lanham apartment parking lot last night and has succumbed to his injuries. Police are trying to determine who killed him and why.

Friday, August 1, around 11:15 p.m., police say patrol officers were summoned to the 8600 block of Greenbelt Road in an apartment parking lot for the report of a shooting.

When officers arrived, police say they discovered a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a trauma center where he succumbed to his injuries several hours later.

Police have not yet released his name.

Preliminarily, police say this does not appear to have been a random shooting.

Detectives are working to establish a motive and identify the suspect(s) in this case.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to and submit a tip online. A reward of up to $25,000 is offered to anyone who provides information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

For more information, please contact the Prince George's County Police Department's Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710.

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