Man found murdered behind New Carrollton apartment building

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NEW CARROLLTON, Md. (WJLA) - Prince George's county police are investigating a homicide that occurred early Tuesday.

Officers responded just before 4 a.m. to reports of gunshots along the 7800 block of Riverdale Road in New Carrollton.

When, officers arrived, they discovered a male victim laying in the grass behind an apartment building. He was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel.

Police did not release an identity for the victim or any information about a potential suspect.