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Man shot to death in Prince George's County

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. The identity of the man has not been released, this includes his name and age.

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — A man was shot and killed early Monday morning, leading to a police investigation in Prince George's County.

Around 2:10 a.m., officers with the Prince George's County Police Department responded to Alpine Street, off of Silver Hill Road, in Districts Heights for a welfare check. Upon arrival, they found a man who had been shot lying in the road. 

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. He was later identified by police as Richard Bentley, a 33-year-old man from Alexandria. 

The police department has not established a suspect or motive in the deadly shooting case. 

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives at 301-516-2512. A $25,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and indictment in the case. 

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.) 

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