Prince George’s County police

Man Found Shot to Death in Crashed Car in Md.

A man was found shot to death inside a crashed car in Glenarden Monday morning, Prince George's County police said. 

He has been identified as Rupert Everton Samuels, 38, of Northwest D.C.

Investigators say Samuels was driving east on Martin Luther King Jr. Highway when someone started shooting at his BMW. The bullet-riddled vehicle crossed over the other lanes of traffic before leaving the roadway.

Prince George's County police were called to nearby Reed Street at about 2:30 a.m. for a reported car accident. When they arrived, they found Samuels suffering from gunshot woulds inside the car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives don't believe the crime was a random act, but are still working to identify the suspect and motive.

Delonte Brown works in the area and says he heard multiple shots.

"It had to be about seven, eight shots," Brown said. "Then I saw smoke coming from the parking lot area."

Anyone with information is asked to call Prince George's County at 301-772-4925. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text "PGPD" plus their message to CRIMES (274637), or submit a tip online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

Around the same time, another person was injured in a shooting in Riverdale. The scene is about six miles away from the shooting on Reed Street. 

No arrests have been made in either shooting.  

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