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Teenager Fatally Shot In Hillcrest Heights Area

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(Credit: AP)

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TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County police are investigating the fatal shooting of a teenager in the Hillcrest Heights area.

Police say they were called to the 2100-block of Iverson Street about 7:20 p.m. Monday for the report of a shooting. Authorities say they found a 17-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound near the steps to apartment building. The teenager was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after he arrived.

The scene of the shooting is in an area in which many of the county’s homicides have occurred this year.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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