17-year-old arrested in connection with murder of Charles County high school student: sheriff's office

Darryl Edward Freeman (Charles County Sheriff's Office)

A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with the murder of a North Point High School student. Darryl Edward Freeman, of Waldorf, was taken into custody on Wednesday.

Bradley Alan Brown, also 17, was shot and killed in a driveway in the 3100 block of Warehouse Landing Road in Bryans Road on Tuesday at around 7 p.m. 

A neighbor found the teen suffering from gunshot wounds and one of the first arriving deputies reported finding no pulse. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Brown is the son of a Prince George's County Police Sergeant assigned to the homicide unit.

Detectives with the Charles County Sheriff's Office say the shooting was "not random" and "appears to be drug-related." 

A Charles County Public Schools spokesperson says Freeman is a senior at Thomas Stone High School in Waldorf. He has been charged as an adult with first-degree murder and other related charges, authorities say. 

A student support team (counselors, psychologists and pupil personnel workers) will be at Thomas Stone High School and North Point High School on Thursday, according to CCPS officials.