Would-be robber fatally shot in struggle over gun

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A man attempting to rob two men in a car in Hillcrest Heights was fatally shot early Sunday after struggling with one of his victims over a gun, Prince George's County police said.

The shooting happened at about 12:35 a.m. in the 4400 block of 23rd Parkway, when a man approached two people who were sitting in a car.

Police said the man pulled out a handgun and one of the men inside the vehicle fought him for it.

Amid the struggle, the would-be robber was shot.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. No charges had been filed Sunday.

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