SEAT PLEASANT, Md. — Police have opened an investigation in Prince George's County, Maryland after a deadly triple shooting on Wednesday.
At 8:45 p.m., officers were called to the 6000 block of Martin Luther King Junior Highway in Seat Pleasant for the report of a shooting.
At the scene, officers located a man with a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was taken to an area hospital suffering from life-threatening injuries where he later died. He was later identified by police as 32-year-old Joe Louis Washington of Brandywine.
A short time later, two other men arrived at an area hospital suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds in connection with the shooting on MLK Highway.
More than a month after the deadly shooting, police released video of a white Jeep SUV they believe is connected to Washington's death.
Police have not said what led up to the shooting. Detectives are actively investigating for a motive.
Anyone with information may contact detectives at 301-516-2512.
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