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Man slashed Friday, woman shot nearby Saturday

A woman was shot Saturday night in Prince George’s County, about one block from where a man was fatally stabbed Friday evening, authorities said.

The Saturday night shooting occurred about 9 p.m. in the 1100 block of Marcy Avenue. The woman was taken to a hospital.

The evening before, Jakari Butler, 20, of Sachem Drive in Oxon Hill was found in the 1000 block of Marcy after a slashing was reported there, police said. He was pronounced dead in a hospital.

A police spokesman said it was too early to say whether the incidents were connected.


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