Prince George’s County 19-year-old gunned down inside car, police say
UNIVERSITY PARK, Md. - A 19-year-old from Hyattsville was found shot to death inside a car in the town of University Park on Wednesday, and Prince George’s County police are looking for a suspect.
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Police responded to the scene in the 4000 block of Underwood Street around 2:35 p.m. after a report of a shooting and a crash.
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When they arrived, they found a car that had struck a tree and the victim, Luis Miguel Utrera, suffering from gunshot wounds.
Police say they tried doing CPR on the 19-year-old victim, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
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The University Park Police Chief says this is the first homicide here in a decade. Neighbors say they were in disbelief when they heard about the shooting.
Police have indicated they don't have a suspect or a motive at this time.
Some neighbors believe they heard shots while others didn't, so it is still unclear if the shooter was a passenger or if the shooting happened elsewhere.
If you have any information that might help police in their investigation, call (301) 516-2512.