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Young girl dies during shootout with MD police

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Prince George's County police say a young girl was gravely wounded after a man got into a shootout with police.

The man was fatally shot by police while inside a vehicle in Temple Hills on Saturday afternoon. Police say he shot at officers, and officers returned fire, on two occasions. The second time, he was killed. No officers were injured.

After the man fatally shot, officers found a young girl inside his vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

Earlier, police say the man shot and gravely wounded two people in Camp Springs. They also suffered life-threatening injuries. The victims are believed to be the maternal grandparents of the child.

Police have not released the names of the gunman or the victims.

AP-WF-08-16-14 2049GMT


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