CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. — A 14-year-old boy (Todd Webb Jr) who was a student in PGCPS Suitland High School and an 18-year-old are dead and a man is in critical condition after a shooting at an apartment early Sunday morning in Capitol Heights, Maryland.
Prince George’s County Police say they were called to the scene in the 6800 block of Walker Mill Road at around 2:45 a.m and found six shooting victims. Todd Webb Jr., 14, and Brian Davis, 18, of Capitol Heights and NW Washington DC respectfully, were pronounced dead at the scene while the other four were taken to a local hospital. Two of the shooting victims have since been released from the hospital. One man remains in the hospital with life-threatening injuries while another remaining in the hospital is expected to survive, according to police.
Police have not said if any of the victims were residents at the apartment and are working to see why there was such a large crowd in front of the apartment at the time of the shooting.
Reform Sasscer Movement Secretariat spoke to younger men who were around a scene of an accident and they said were students of Prince George’s county public schools (PGCPS) celebrating Halloween. They were unsupervised. They told this reporter of drug problems in the area.
“You should remember Todd just by his warm embrace. He was just so funny,” said Todd Webb’s sister Sharniqua Brooks according to WJLA.
Webb was only 14 years old. He is described as a good kid, who was on the honor roll at Suitland High School.
A gofundme page has been set up for Todd Webb. His sister told the press he wanted to be a police officer. Click this link to help his family.
Detectives are currently working to identify a suspect or suspects and motive for the shootings, and they’re asking for help from the public. If you have information about the shootings, please call 1-866-411-TIPS. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered.
Evidence of gunfire on Walker Mill Rd. in Capitol Heights, where 6 people were shot overnight, 2 died. Community mourns after two teens were shot and killed in Prince George’s Co.