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8-year-old killed in shooting Tuesday night in the Landover area

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Posted at 9:21 PM, Aug 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-24 22:40:35-04

LANDOVER, Md. — Prince George's County Police say a child was shot and killed Tuesday night in the Landover area.

According to police, at around 8:20 p.m., officers arrived at the scene in the 1600 block of Brightseat Road and found a young child with a gunshot wound.

The 8-year-old boy was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.