The police department received a report around 7:10 p.m. about a shooting that happened on Abel Avenue, nearby Heath Street, just minutes away from the District of Columbia-Maryland state line. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man in the roadway suffering from life-threatening injuries.
The man was taken to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries, but unfortunately he was pronounced dead a short time later. The victim has been identified as 65-year-old Leon Steadham of Washington, D.C.
No suspect information has been released in the case. Police are still working to determine a motive.
The investigation into the fatal shooting is active and ongoing by the police department.
If anyone has any information, they are asked to call @PGCrimeSolvers at 1-866-411-TIPS or submit your tip using the P3 Tips app.
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