UPDATED: December 31, 2014 2:40 p.m.
CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (WNEW/AP) — A man was found shot dead inside a taxi in Prince George’s County early Wednesday morning.
Police say they were called to the 800 block of Balsamtree Drive around 1 a.m. for the report of a suspicious car in the roadway. When they arrived, they found a taxicab driver inside his cab suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Silver Cab Company, which owns the taxi involved, says the man found dead was one of its drivers. The man’s identity has not been released.
Detectives are working to identify the suspect(s) and motive in this case.
Police ask that anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s 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 http://www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.
A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.
No arrests have been made.
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