MARYLAND: 15-Year-Old Played With Gun Kills Another Teen
PGPD Charges Teen with Negligent Homicide in Oxon Hill
Detectives from our Homicide Unit arrested and charged a 15-year-old District Heights resident with negligent homicide, among others. She is being charged as a minor for the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old who lived in Oxon Hill.
On January 26, 2022, at approximately 6:00 pm, patrol officers responded to the 4900 block of Glassmanor Drive after receiving information of a shooting. The victim was found inside the residence with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect was handling the firearm in the house when the discharge occurred. The bullet hit the deceased and later caused his death. Preliminarily, detectives understand that it was an accidental discharge.