Adelphi teenager shot, killed

fox stADELPHI – A 19-year-old teenager has become the 39th homicide victim of the year after a shooting Thursday night.

Just after 6:30 p.m. on June 1, police and fire units from Prince George's and Montgomery counties responded to the Arbor Vista Apartment complex in the 1800 block of Fox Street for the report of a person shot in front of the building.

According to officials on the scene, when units arrived they located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body. Police have identified the victim as William Canales of Fox Street. He was transported to a trauma center where he died Saturday morning.

Homicide detectives believe it was not a random act and are working to identify a motive and suspect(s) in the incident. A cash reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the homicide unit at 301-772-4925.


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