Police are investigating the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Markelle Morrow, who was a rap artist known as Goonew from the D.C. area.
On Friday, officers responded at about 5:40 p.m. to gunfire in the 3400 block of Walters Lane in District Heights. There, they found Morrow in a parking lot suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound, police said.
He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m., police said.
Detectives are working to identify the suspects and the motive, officials said.
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Morrow’s family told News4 that they believe he was shot in a robbery. They say he was a rising figure in the community and took it upon himself to host a turkey giveaway during the holidays.
Morrow is one of four men shot and killed in Prince George’s County since Thursday night.
Stay with News4 for more on this developing story.