Man and Boy Shot in Seat Pleasant
A 25-year-old man is dead in a shooting that police described as targeted.
Update, Dec. 20, 3:20 p.m.: Nicoh Mayhew, who was slain Wednesday in Seat Pleasant, had witnessed a prior shooting, accordingly to a WJLA report. He was reportedly offered protection but declined, the report said. He and his son were shot, while he was holding the 2-year-old, according to WJLA.
Original Post: A 25-year-old man died after he and a boy were shot in Seat Pleasant, MD, Wednesday morning, according to Corporal Maria McKinney, Prince George's County police spokeswoman. The man was declared dead at the scene, in what an investigation suggests was a targeted shooting by two male suspects, McKinney said.
The boy was taken to a local hospital with injuries that are non-life threatening, according to McKinney.The Gazette reported that the boy was 2 years old and was being held by the man who was shot.
The boy and man were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds when police responded to the 6800 block of Seat Pleasant Drive around 10 a.m., McKinney said. The suspects fired several shots and fled in a black four-door BMW with tinted windows and unknown Maryland tags, McKinney said. Detectives are seeking suspects and a motive, McKinney said.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George¹s County Police Department's Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925.
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