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Two PGCPS teens & an outsider arrested in fatal shooting of 17-year-old in Laurel, Md.

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 – Two teens associated with Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) and an outside young woman based in Severn Maryland seen above, have been arrested and face charges in connection with a deadly shooting of a 17-year-old in Prince George’s County.

Kalik Johnson, 18, of Laurel; Kylah Nettleton, 18, of Severn; and Darius Tarik Johnson, 17, of Upper Marlboro, have been charged with first- and second-degree murder, according to Prince George’s County police.

The shooting happened near Contee Road and Larchdale Road in Laurel at about 8:25 p.m. on July 18. Kylah Nettleton (a Severn woman) told police she saw the two men she was with last week get into a car with a 17-year-old near Laurel, heard gunshots and then saw them emerge holding guns before driving them away, investigators wrote in charging documents.

Authorities said 17-year-old Dustin Khoury of Sparrows Point, Maryland was killed in the shooting. “During that transaction, the suspects shot the victim,” police said in a statement.

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Dustin Khoury, 17, died after being found shot in a car in Prince George’s County. The 17-year-old was shot while sitting behind the wheel of his Buick LeSabre, then drove the car a short distance before going unconscious near Larchdale Rd. and Contee Rd. at about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. A passenger in the car was not hurt. Khoury died at the scene.

Khoury was a rising senior at Meade High School in Severn and had aspirations to go to college, according to his father Michael Khoury, who once served as a police officer in Hyattsville.

“He was very kind and he was very motivated,” Khoury said. “He worked two jobs.”

“We’re sad and we’re devastated,” Khoury added. According WUSA 9 which broke the story.  “I saw him Monday night. We went out to dinner. I didn’t know it was going to be the last time I had supper with him. Tuesday, I get a knock at the door and they say ‘your son’s dead. Somebody killed your son.'”

Police said the suspects and victim had agreed to meet to conduct an “illegal transaction” before the shooting took place.

Johnson is being charged as an adult, and all three teens are being held without the possibility of bail, police said. There have been a rising number of crimes involving PGCPS students with some crimes not being reported in the media. More needs to be done to resolve a rising number of social conflicts in the county before crimes occur.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact police at 301-772-4925.

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A PGCPS Teenage boy shot twice in Chillum, Md.

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A 16-year-old boy was shot twice Monday night in Chillum, Maryland.

According to ABC7 News reporter Kevin Lewis, after the boy was shot, he went looking for help and ended up at a Chinese takeout restaurant in a local strip mall. The man behind the restaurant counter called 911 and said the boy was shot twice in his chest near his heart and the boy repeatedly said “it hurts.”

Lewis reports the teenager was taken to an area hospital and told the man behind the restaurant counter that he was shot by two men.

Police have not released any information on suspects at this time.

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Pgcps student Dies After Shooting in Largo, Md.

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Joseph Titus Ayobami Abariko

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An 18-year-old Prince George’s county public schools (pgcps) student was fatally shot in Largo, Md. Friday night.

Joseph Titus Ayobami Abariko died after he was found with a gunshot wound to the upper body, police said. Officers responded about 11:35 p.m. Friday to a report of a shooting on the 11500 block of Bennington Drive. Abariko, of Riverdale, Md., was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Abariko was at a home on Bennington Drive to attend a party and that it appears the shooting may be connected to a fight that broke out outside the home.

Abariko, who was a student at Parkdale High School, loved playing drums and making go-go beats, said classmate Janesha Whittaker, 17.

“One day, he saw me upset in the hallway, and he made it his business to make me laugh,” she said. “He was always smiling.”

Police said detectives do not believe the shooting was a random act and that they are working to identify a motive and a possible suspect or suspects in the case, according to officials.

A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call 1-866-411-TIPS or text PGPD plus a message to CRIMES. Tips can also be submitted only at http://www.pgpolice.org. A cash reward is offered for tips that lead to an arrest and indictment of the shooter as identified above.

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students injured in stabbing at Frederick Douglass High in Md.

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Scene at Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro, Md. (Photo: Brad Bell)

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJLA) – Two students were injured in a stabbing at a high school in Prince George’s County early Tuesday morning.

The incident occurred around 7:40 a.m. inside Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro.

Two students were engaged in a physical altercation when one of the students pulled out a knife and stabbed the other student, according to police.

One student sustained serious injuries while the student accused of pulling the knife only sustained minor injuries. Both students were transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The student who pulled the knife is currently in police custody and charges are pending.

Officials said they had no information as to what sparked the fight, and the incident is under investigation.

In a Twitter message, the police said the incident “stemmed from dispute.”

Read more: http://www.wjla.com/articles/2015/06/2-students-injured-in-stabbing-at-frederick-douglass-high-in-md–114442.html#ixzz3bujHrKmv

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