SUITLAND, Md. (WJZ) — An altercation between two people in vehicles ended in a shooting along a Prince George’s County highway Tuesday.
The shooting happened in the area of Silverhall Road on Suitland Parkway around 9:31 a.m.
The victim has been identified as Jerome Robinson, 23, of Southeast DC.
He died from his injuries at Prince George’s Hospital Center at 10:07 a.m.
Suitland Parkway is closed outbound (E/B) from Naylor Rd. to Forrestville Rd. and inbound (W/B) from Forrestville Rd. to Silver Hill Rd. for the investigation. Drivers should seek alternate routes.
Officers with the U.S. Park Police and Prince George’s County Police responded to the area after getting a call about a man with a gun.
There they found a 23-year-old man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the incident started off the parkway between two people in two separate vehicles.
At some point, the 23-year-old man exited his vehicle and ran across the parkway where he was struck by gunfire from the occupants in another vehicle.
Officers remain on scene, collecting evidence and talking to witnesses.
Police do not feel that the public is in danger at this time.
There are no suspects at this time. Police do believe a white Audi was involved.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact the US Park Police Criminal Investigations Tip Line at (202) 610-8737 or online at https://science.nature.nps.gov/uspp.
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