Man Killed After Shots Fired Into Group Outside District Heights Apartment

UConn Athletic Communications

Prince George's County police say a man was gunned down outside an apartment building Wednesday night.

The shooting was reported just after 9 p.m. in the 2700 block of Lorring Drive in District Heights.

Officials say the victim and a group of friends were outside the apartment complex when they were approached by a gunman. A fight ensued, and 22-year-old Cortney D. Beckham was shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police released a vague suspect description of two men wanted in connection with the shooting.

If you have any information call police at 1-866-411-TIPS.

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