Boy, 12, charged with murder after 13-year-old shot, killed in Maryland

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — A 12-year-old boy is facing a first-degree murder charge after police said he shot and killed a 13-year-old boy at Maryland shopping center.

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According to WRC and WTOP, the incident occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday as two groups clashed at a shopping center on Ritchie Station Court in Prince George’s County. Police arrived to find the body of shooting victim King Douglas, 13, of Upper Marlboro, the outlets reported. Crews also rushed a 13-year-old stabbing victim to an area hospital, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Investigators later arrested a 12-year-old boy from Washington, D.C., in connection with Douglas’ death, according to the news outlets. The suspect, whose identity has not been revealed due to his age, was charged as a minor, police said.

Authorities have not arrested any suspects in connection with the stabbing, WTOP reported.

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