Prince George's County

Man Shot, Killed Near Prince George's County Playground

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A man was shot and killed in Prince George’s County Monday, police said.

The shooting happened at around 5:20 p.m. in the 1400 block Nalley Terrace in Landover, Prince George’s County police said, near the former John Carroll Elementary School.

Officers found the victim on a playground suffering from gunshot wounds and he was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. 

People who live in the neighborhood said they heard several shots fired.

“It’s very sad. I definitely feel like crying,” one woman, who did not want to be identified, said. “I don’t feel really good about this community, especially since the fact that I do have children.”

She said she was with her two small children at a playground on the 1400 block of Nalley Terrace when a group of guys showed up.

“Definitely this evening there was some activity down there, rolling up weed... and I did have my children down there at the park. I left when I saw them doing that,” she said. 

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Just seconds later, she hears shots fired.

“It was very close and clear. It was like 20 steps away from my house. It was like 8 to 10 shots at one time,” the mother said. “I was just hoping that they didn’t shoot through the house.”

The victim's name was not revealed. 

“Detectives are on scene. They are actively investigating,” Officer Erik Marsh said. “As of now there is no suspect or motive at this point.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-866-411-TIPS.

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