Pr. George's Headlines: Bowie Home Consumed in Fire, Suspect Apprehended in Shooting Near UMd

This week's top headlines in Prince George's County.

Prince George's County police are investigating a shooting that started in the 4700 block of Lakeland Road in College Park Thursday night and ended in a massive police convergence at the at 8301 Baltimore Avenue. The suspect, 21-year-old Andre McKoy, .

PGPD Seek Suspect in Greenbelt Road Robbery of Xtra Mart
The Prince George’s County Police department seeks information about a suspect in the Tuesday morning armed robbery of the Xtra Mart gas station at 5919 Greenbelt Road.

A single-family home in Bowie was consumed by flames on Saturday when a gas generator was placed too close to the home and ignited a fire. The home sustained significant damage but the occupants were not injured.

Police have charged a Maryland 12-year-old with second-degree murder in the fatal beating of a toddler. An autopsy performed on July 4 confirmed that the toddler was killed by blunt force trauma and police found that the 12 year old had beaten the toddler repeatedly, according to the PGPD blog.

Children and families marched along Queen's Chapel Road today for a Fourth of July picnic and parade, hosted by the University Park Civic Association.


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