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Capitol Heights man, 29, shot dead Wednesday

A Capitol Heights man was fatally shot early Wednesday outside his home on Gunther Street, police said.

The incident occurred about 12:40 a.m. in the 5000 block, police said. Prince George's County officers arrived to find Justin Ryan Cobb, 29, dead on the scene.

A police spokesman said Cobb appeared to have been shot as he was getting out of a vehicle.

Police were seeking suspects and a motive in the slaying.

-- Matt Zapotosky

By Washington Post Editors  |  March 25, 2010; 8:06 AM ET
Categories:  Homicide , Matt Zapotosky , Pr. George's  
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It seem like that happens frequently in the 5000 block of Gunther Steet.

Is there a full-scale war going on out there?

Posted by: wobbleman47 | March 25, 2010 10:58 AM | Report abuse

Smiley i am going to truly miss you. I thought you would be here to celebrate my B-day today i was looking forward to making you that Daquari today. theis was just so senseless my heart is very heavy right. I'm am so tired of having to to see all my litttle brothas being buried. Will
nevr forget yo. LO LUV ALWAYS

Posted by: marlolstevenson | March 25, 2010 1:33 PM | Report abuse

Sweetheart,you always had my back no matter what, and it's sad to see you go, we have had our ups and downs but believe it or not we always came through for each other,you will never be forgotten LOVE YOU NOW AND ALWAYS .

Posted by: misslady3 | March 25, 2010 8:32 PM | Report abuse

Dear Lil J, you were like a lil brother to me. I remember all the crazy nicknames you gave me growing up. I am so happy I got to see you when I came home and you STILL had that big, grin on your face. You will be missed homie!

Posted by: asialou2003 | March 28, 2010 5:59 AM | Report abuse

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