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Riverdale shooting victim has died

A 19-year-old man was fatally shot Wednesday night in the Riverdale area, Prince George’s County police said.

Police identifed the man as Devon Mansa Gilkes, of Riverdale.

Officers were called to the 6400 block of 61st Place and found the wounded man about 10:15 p.m., said Cpl. Mike Rodriguez, a police spokesman. The man was taken to a hospital where he died, police said.

Detectives were investigating what prompted the gunfire.

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.


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