Update: 8-year-old dead after being shot, Prince George’s County Police investigating


PG Police on scene where a young child was shot
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PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — Update: Prince George’s County Police say an 8-year-old is dead after being shot Tuesday night.

Detectives are on the scene working to find any suspects and a motive in the case.

You can call Prince George’s County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477

A young child was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was shot.

Officers with Prince George’s County Police responded to the 1600 block of Brightseat Road in Landover around 8:20 p.m.

When they arrived, officers found the young child suffering from a gunshot wound. Police didn’t reveal exactly where he was shot.

WDVM will update this story when information becomes available.

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