Authorities are investigating a New Year’s Day shooting in Capitol Heights that injured a man, a Prince George’s County police spokeswoman said Thursday.
Cpl. Maria McKinney said the man, who was not identified, was being treated at an area hospital for non-life threatening gunshot wounds.
McKinney said officers found the man after responding to the 1200 block of Benning Road shortly after 6:30 p.m. She said police do not have a formal description of the shooter or shooters involved, and no further information was available.
On Thursday, Prince George’s County police were also investigating a fatal shooting near Beltsville and College Park. In that shooting, officers found Stefon Powell, 22, in the 9600 block of Milestone Way. Powell’s death was the county’s first fatal shooting of the year.