Police shooting in Capitol Heights turns fatal

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Police shot and killed an armed man in Prince George’s County Wednesday afternoon.

(Photo: Brad Bell)

Shortly after noon, police got a call from a man living in the 6700 block of Valley Park Road in Capitol Heights. The man said he was distraught and armed.

When police responded, a 43-year-old man came outside waving a handgun, police said.

Words were exchanged and police shot him.

He was alone in the house.

A nearby school was put on lock-down during the incident.

No one else was injured.

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