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Killing in Mount Rainier is county's 54th homicide in 2012

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Published on: Thursday, November 15, 2012

By Jim Davis

A Mount Rainier homicide became the 54th of the year in Prince George's County.

Just after 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Mount Rainier and Prince George's County police officers responded to the 3800 block of 37th Street near Rhode Island Avenue for sounds of gunfire.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body. He was transported by a Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department medic unit to a local trauma center, where he was pronounced dead.

Prince George’s County Police Department homicide detectives are working to identify the victim as well as any suspects and a motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call PGPD Criminal Investigations Division/Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925 or the Mount Rainier Police Department at 301-985-6580. Callers can remain anonymous by calling Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). You may also text “PGPD plus your tip” to CRIMES (274637) on your mobile phone or go to to submit a tip.


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