Four people have been discovered dead after two separate shootings occurred in Maryland overnight.
Police say a woman was shot while sitting inside a car in Rogers Heights in Prince George's County, north west of Washington DC, at around 7pm yesterday.
The female victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
And at 3am on Saturday another three people were killed in a separate car shooting just six miles away.
Preliminarily, detectives don’t believe this is a random crime. We are on scene working to establish suspect(s) and a motive in this case. If anyone has any information, please call @PGCrimeSolvers 1-866-411-TIPS. pic.twitter.com/RSdFPoftsb— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) April 3, 2021
Two male victims were shot while sitting inside a car, while a female victim was discovered dead at the side of the vehicle.
Police say the second shooting took place at the 5500 block of Sheriff Road in Capitol Heights.
The crime scene is located not far from FedEx Field, home of the NFL’s Washington Football Team.
In a tweet Saturday morning, Prince George's County Police Department said: "Preliminarily, detectives don’t believe this is a random crime.
"We are on the scene working to establish suspect(s) and motive in this case."
Officers investigating the two shootings are working to determine whether they are linked.
The names and ages of the victims in both incidents have not yet been released to the public.
Anyone with information about the shootings can contact police by calling 1-866-411-TIPS.
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