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      Police shooting in Capitol Heights turns fatal

      (Photo: Brad Bell)

      Police shot and killed an armed man in Prince George’s County Wednesday afternoon.

      Shortly after noon, police got a call from a man living in the 6700 block of Valley Park Road in Capitol Heights. The man said he was distraught and armed.

      When police responded, a 43-year-old man came outside waving a handgun, police said.

      Words were exchanged and police shot him.

      He was alone in the house.

      A nearby school was put on lock-down during the incident.

      No one else was injured.