Cordell Antonio Brown killed during robbery attempt, police say

Police say a would-be robber was fatally shot during a robbery attempt in Hillcrest Heights Sunday morning.

According to investigators, Cordell Antonio Brown, 26, of Southeast Washington approached two people in a car in the 4400 block of 23rd Parkway around 12:35 a.m.

Brown pulled a gun on the car's occupants, and a struggle for the weapon ensued, Prince George's County Police say. During that struggle, Brown was shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No criminal charges are being filed at this time.

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