A dead body was found today in a wooded area, off the White Rock Trail, in the 8700 block of Park Lane, which is slightly northwest of the Skillman-Abrams intersection, near Target and Conrad High School.

According to a sparse police report, a black male was reported shot and dead and laying on an old railroad track, at about 6:19 a.m.

The victim is unknown pending fingerprint comparisons and homicide detectives are investigating.