Man shot execution-style near girlfriend, daughters in East Mount Airy

Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 28-year-old man inside an East Mount Airy apartment complex.

The incident took place around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 800 block of East Vernon Road.

Police say the shooting occurred outside the victim's apartment, where he reportedly lived with his girlfriend and two young daughters. The victim has since been identified as Hafiz Hendricks.

According to police, the shots came from two separate semi-automatic handguns, with shell casings pointing to what was likely an execution-style killing.

Officials say the man's 1-month-old and 1-year-old daughter were in the apartment, along with the victim's girlfriend, at the time of the shooting.

This is an ongoing investigation.