Man Killed After Crashing Into Maryland School Bus Had Been Shot: Police

A man found dead after a crash involving a school bus in Temple Hills, Maryland, had been shot before he started driving, police say.

Prince George's County police said 24-year-old Tavon Todd, of Southwest D.C., was shot outside a business in the 6400 block of Allentown Road. After the shooting, Todd left in his car and eventually crashed into a school bus on Temple Hills road.

There were no students on the bus, only the bus driver and another adult, police said.

Todd was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. It is not known if he died from injuries sustained in the crash or from a gunshot wound. Police said an autopsy will be conducted to determine his cause of death.

Detectives are trying to identify and locate a man who was at the scene of the shooting.

Todd's car also struck another vehicle before hitting the bus, police said. No one in that car was hurt.

Police are asking anyone with information to call (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.

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