Police Hold Meeting To Discuss Murder Of Friendly High School Student Marcus Antonio Jones In Fort Washington, Md.

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FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (WUSA) - Prince George's County Police will hold a community meeting to discuss the murder of 16-year-old Marcus Antonio Jones on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Friendly High School in Fort Washington, Md.

Police say they were called to the 7700 block of Webster Lane in Fort Washington, Md., just after midnight on Saturday to find 16-year-old Marcus Antonio Jones outside suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Jones, a sophomore at Friendly High School, was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead, officials say.

An early police investigation revealed that Jones was shot while walking to his car after leaving a home on Webster lane.

According to police, the shooter is unknown but they are working to identify a suspect and motive in this case.

Police are asking for your help. Detectives are distributing the attached Crime Solvers poster. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

Anyone with information about this case should call the Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925.

Members of the community are encouraged to attend the meeting.

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