2 Men Killed in Bladensburg Shooting

Two men were shot to death Wednesday in Bladensburg, Maryland.

Police said the shooting happened about 5 p.m. in the 5000 block of 57th Avenue, which is near an apartment complex.

Officers found one man on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound and tried to save his life before paramedics arrived. They found another victim nearby and also tried to help that man, police said.

Both men succumbed to their injuries at local hospitals.

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is the primary investigating agency.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Bladensburg Police Department at 301-864-6080 or the Prince George’s County Police Department 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.

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