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Man slain in Prince George’s County

Officers responded to a report of a shooting Friday in District Heights

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A man was fatally shot Friday afternoon in Prince George’s County, police said.

He was found with a gunshot wound about 5:40 p.m. in the 3400 block of Walters Lane in the District Heights area, county police said, where officers responded to a report of a shooting.

Police identified the man Saturday as Markelle Morrow, 24, of the District.

He was taken to a hospital, where he died less than two hours later, according to police.

The shooting was under investigation, police said Friday night. No further information was immediately available.

The site of the shooting appeared to be a residential street near the edge of a commercial area just south of Route 4.