Man Found Shot Dead at Suitland Gas Station

A man was found dead at a Prince George’s County gas station, according to police.

The victim is 27-year-old Wayne Pope of Regency Park Court in Suitland.

Shortly after midnight on Tuesday, officers responded to a shooting in the 4700 block Silver Hill Road.

Once officers arrived on the scene, they discovered an adult male with a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

Early signs point to robbery as the motive of the shooting. The victim was a customer at the gas station.

This is an ongoing investigation and police are looking for any tips.

Read the full press release here.

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