Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Man killed in District Heights shooting

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Police are investigating an early Wednesday morning shooting that left one man dead in District Heights.

Police responded about 3 a.m. to reports of a shooting in the 6500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. According to preliminary reports, police found a 21-year-old black male on steps leading into an apartment complex, suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police will not release his name until his family is notified and are still confirming whether or not the location was his address.

Police recovered two shell casings from the scene but are trying to determine if those casings are linked to this incident. No suspect or motive was found and the case is still under investigation.