Police: Suspect arrested for fatally shooting neighbor in Forestville apartment

FORESTVILLE, MD. (WUSA9) - - A 26-year-old man is dead after his neighbor fatally shot him Thursday night inside of a Forestville apartment, Prince George's County police said. 

The shooting happened in the 7200 block of Donnell Place in Forestville around 11:30 p.m., authorities stated. 

Delante Sellers-Mason, 42, of Forestville has been charged in connection with fatally shooting 26-year-old Thaddeus Tate, authorities said.  Police said the suspect and victim were neighbors and the shooting may have happened after an argument. 

Sellers-Mason fled the apartment after the shooting. He was found a little later not too far from the scene, police said. He is being charged with first and second degree murder and is in custody of the Department of Corrections. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.

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