Police investigate Maryland fatal shooting

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(PHOTO: Prince George's County Police Department)

TEMPLE HILLS, MD – The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Sunday morning. The incident occurred in the 4800 block of Stamp Road in Temple Hills, Maryland.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting at the 4800 block of Stamp Road around 1:25 a.m. Sunday morning. When they arrived, they found the victim, 48-year-old Edward Payne, in a parking lot, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

After an initial investigation, police do not believe that this was a random crime. Currently, detectives are working to identify a motive and the suspect or suspects involved in this case.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.