HYATTSVILLE - An early morning shooting left one man dead who allegedly attempted to steal a truck from a Hyattsville home.
Just after 2:00 a.m. on Dec. 19, Prince George's County Police Department officers along with firefighters and medics from Prince George's County Fire/EMS Station 844 responded to the 6200 block of Sligo Parkway in the Brookside Manor to a shooting.
According to officials on the scene, emergency personnel arrived and found an adult male inside a truck suffering from a gunshot wound to his head after being shot by the homeowner.
Emergency medical personnel attempted life-saving measures on the victim, but he was pronounced dead a shortly after.
"Our detectives are investigating the shooting to determine if the shooting was a justified homicide, they will be consulting with the States Attorney's Office regarding any potential criminal charges in the case," Prince George's County Police Department spokesperson Cpl. Tyler Hunter said.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925.