17-year-old arrested in connection with fatal shooting of another teen in Suitland
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of another 17-year-old in Suitland on Sunday.
Officers responded to the 3300 block of Curtis Drive for the report of a shooting around 1:50 p.m. on Sunday. The victim, Ter'Nijah Ryals, 17, was found outside suffering from a gunshot wound. She died a short time later at a hospital.
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The suspect is a 17-year-old male from Suitland. He is charged as an adult in the case.
The preliminary investigation revealed the suspect and victim were among a group involved in an ongoing dispute. During a confrontation on Sunday, the suspect shot the victim.
The suspect is charged with manslaughter and is in the custody of the Department of Corrections. This remains an ongoing investigation.
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If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives at 301-516-2512.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-866-411-TIPS, go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the "P3 Tips" mobile app.