Fatal Shooting in Hyattsville

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Prince George’s County Police Homicide Unit detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the City of Hyattsville on Tuesday night. The victim is 26-year-old Yuri Echavarria Jr., of Hyattsville.

At approximately 9:50 pm Tuesday, officers with the City of Hyattsville Police Department responded to the 4200 block of Oglethorpe Street for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, the officers discovered Echavarria inside the stairwell of an apartment building suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives are working to establish a motive and identify suspect(s).

The Prince George’s County Police Department investigates all homicides in the City of Hyattsville.
Anyone with information on this case 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 . Please refer to case 19-0047472.

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