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Police identify man killed in Bowie

Friday - 8/1/2014, 5:08am  ET

bowie fatal (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Police are investigating a homicide in Bowie. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)

BOWIE, Md. -- Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Bowie.

Prince George's County police say at 5:48 a.m. Thursday they found a man with gunshot wounds in the 9900 block of Chessington Way.

Amir Ali Jr., 39, was suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives believe this was a drug-related murder and not random, according to a Prince George's County press release.

Police have released little information and continue to investigate.

The home is near Charles Flowers High School.

On Thursday evening, police canvassed the neighborhood

WTOP's Kathy Stewart contributed to this report. Follow @WTOP on Twitter and on WTOP Facebook page.

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