LAUREL, Md. (WUSA) - Police say a man was murdered inside a Prince George's County home on Tuesday.
"The victim is identified as 43-year-old James Thomas Cornell of the 8300 block of Montgomery Run Road in Ellicott City. The investigation is ongoing," police said.
According to Prince George's County Police, Cornell was pronounced dead in the 11600 block of S. Laurel Drive. Police say the scene was "set up as an illegal gambling operation" and that three masked men may have knocked and then forced their way into the apartment before shooting Cornell.
Officers are working to identify the suspect(s) in this case.
If you have any information, then please call the Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477).