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Man found with a gunshot wound in Capitol Heights

A man was sent to the hospital in critical condition after a shooting in Capitol Heights on Thursday night, authorities said.

Officers arrived in the 1500 block of Elkwood Lane at around 9:10 p.m. and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound, Prince George’s County police spokesman Officer Harry Bond said.

“It appears to be targeted,” said Bond, who didn’t have an update of the victim’s condition as of Friday morning.

Police are still investigating a motive and looking for the suspect, Bond said.

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Lynh Bui is a Prince George's County public safety reporter and former Montgomery County education reporter.

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