Shooting victim found inside burning car in P.G. Co.

March 21, 2012|Baltimore Sun reporter

The victim of a shooting has been found inside a burning car at a Fort Washington apartment complex, Prince George's County police said.

Officers were called to the 1100 block of Palmer Road about 1 a.m. Wednesday for a report of shooting, Cpl. Evan Baxter, a police spokesman said. An officer found a burning vehicle, with the shooting victim inside, Baxter said. The officer pulled the man from the vehicle and attempted to save him, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police have not released the victim's identity, pending notification of his next of kin.

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