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This story was updated at 2:05 p.m. April 25.

Prince Georgeís County police are investigating the Tuesday night shooting death of a District Heights man scheduled to go on trial in June for first-degree murder, according to online court records.

Ronald Jarohn Minor, 18, of the 6900 block of Walker Mill Road was found shot just after 8 p.m. outside an apartment complex in the 1600 block of Addison Road South in unincorporated District Heights, according to county police.

Minor, who later died at a hospital, was one of four men charged with the Nov. 15, 2011, homicide of 31-year-old Marvin Tomlinson of District Heights, according to county police. Minor was scheduled to go on trial in Prince Georgeís County Circuit Court and also faces multiple counts of robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery in the Nov. 15 homicide, according to online Prince Georgeís County District Court records.

Minorís defense attorney, Greenbelt-based Robert Bonsib, declined to comment on the details of the litigation or Minorís death. There was no number listed at Minorís address.

Police are still trying to identify a suspect and a motive, and the shooting is still under investigation, said Cpl. Larry Johnson, a county police spokesman.

nmcgill@gazette.net