Man dead after possible carjacking at Largo gas station: police
WASHINGTON - A Maryland man is dead after a reported fatal carjacking at a Largo gas station Monday night.
Police say they responded to a call reporting a shooting at an Exxon gas station on Campus Way South. When police arrived around 11 p.m. Monday night, they say 54-year-old Lee Alexander Thomas was suffering from a gunshot wound.
Thomas died at the hospital several hours later.
FOX 5 spoke to the victim's brother, Ernest Thomas, who said he was "shocked" when he found out Lee was shot.
"I'm from inner-city Washington D.C. That stuff happened in the neighborhood where I grew up in, but it's all over the place now," he said.
Prince George’s County police say they are still working to determine a motive though they believe Thomas was shot during a carjacking.
This incident follows a string of carjackings in Prince George’s County in the last 24 hours. Police are investigating if they are connected.