Maryland shooting: 1 dead, 4 hurt after shots fired in Adelphi

ADELPHI, Md. — One person is dead and four others are recovering from injuries after gunfire erupted overnight in Maryland, authorities said.

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According to Prince George’s County police, the shooting occurred shortly after midnight Wednesday on Metzerott Road in Adelphi. Officers arrived to find five male gunshot victims, the department tweeted.

Crews pronounced one victim dead at the scene, police said. The other four victims’ injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, according to the tweet.

Police are still trying to identify possible suspects and determine a motive, the department said. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 1-866-411-TIPS.

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