A man was fatally shot Tuesday night in the city of Hyattsville, police said.
At around 9:50 p.m., officers responded to the 4200 block of Oglethorpe Street for a reported shooting, Prince George’s County police said in a statement. They found 26-year-old Yuri Echavarria Jr. of Hyattsville in the stairwell of an apartment building suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The site of the shooting is a few blocks west of Route 1, on a street that includes apartments, single-family houses and the grounds of the Hyattsville Middle School.
Police said it was not a random crime and asked anyone with information about the shooting to contact them at 301-772-4925.
Justin Wm. Moyer contributed to this report.