Two D.C. Juveniles Charged for Deadly Shooting at Prince George’s Mall

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HYATTSVILLE, MD – Two teenagers have been identified and charged by the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit for a recent fatal shooting in the city of Hyattsville.

Police said, the suspects are both 16-year-old males from Washington, DC.

They are charged as adults. The teens are charged in connection with the fatal shooting of 22-year-old Daquan Dockery of Washington, DC,” the PGPD said in a statement.

According to a police report, last Thursday, at approximately 6:30 pm, officers with the Hyattsville City Police Department and Prince George’s County Police Department responded to a shooting inside of the Mall at Prince George’s in the 3500 block of East-West Highway.

The victim was located inside of a store suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene,” the PGPD said. “Through various investigative techniques, investigators developed the identities of the suspects. With the assistance of the Metropolitan Police Department, they were arrested this morning in Washington, DC, where they remain pending extradition to Prince George’s County.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances of this incident and are working to determine whether the suspects knew the victim. The motive remains under investigation, although preliminarily, detectives believe the fatal shooting may have stemmed from a dispute.