A teenager was shot fatally Saturday afternoon while in a vehicle in Bowie, Md., local police said.

The victim has been identified as a 17-year-old male, said John Nesky, chief of the Bowie police.

It was not immediately clear where in Bowie the shooting occurred, Nesky said.

Rescue personnel were called at about 4 p.m. and met the car on Route 50 in Anne Arundel County, near Rutland Road, Nesky said. He said the victim died at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

He said the Prince George’s County police homicide unit will investigate. Bowie is a city of about 60,000 on Route 50 in eastern Prince George’s.