BLADENSBURG, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Two men who were shot to death in Prince George’s County on Wednesday have been identified by authorities.
The Prince George’s County Police Department said 23-year-old Jonathan Contreras of Bowie and 24-year-old Varney Batener Jr. of Hyattsville were shot to death in the town of Bladensburg.
Contreras and Batener Jr. were found outside suffering from gunshot wounds and were taken to the hospital where they both died a short time later, according to police.
According to Bladensburg Police, there was only one homicide in their city in 2018.
Detectives are working to establish a motive and identify a suspect at this time.
If you have any information that could aid detectives in their investigation, you’re urged to call (301) 772-4925.