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Scene of Md. shooting involving suspect and two adults and child. / Prince George's County Police Department

A 3-year-old girl was killed Saturday after a suspect fleeing in a car got into a shootout with police in Prince George's County, Md., outside of Washington, D.C.

Police found the girl in the suspect's car in Camp Springs, suffering from gunshot wounds. The child was taken to a hospital, where she died Saturday afternoon, police said.

The incident began Saturday morning when police say a man shot another man and a woman in Camp Springs.

Authorities said the woman was the child's great grandmother and the man who was shot is the grandfather. Both victims were hospitalized in grave condition, police said

Police pursued the shooter, who was driving a Nissan Altima.

The suspect stopped twice to exchange of gunfire with police. The second time, the suspect was shot and killed, police said.

After the shooting stopped, officers found the girl in the car.

Authorities said six officers were involved in the shooting.



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