22-year-old arrested in relation to Adelphi shooting

JUAREZ VASQUEZ RolandoADEPHI – Detectives from the Prince George's County Homicide Unit have made an arrest in the county's 38th homicide.

Detectives arrested 22-year-old Rolando Juarez-Vasquez of the 1300 block of Merrimac Drive in Langley Park for the June 1 shooting of 19-year-old William Canales of Fox Street.

Police say Vasquez and Canales got into a dispute over a woman prior to the shooting. The suspect is a member of a gang. The victim was not a gang member.

Canales was fatally shot in front of an apartment building in 1800 block of Fox Street in Adelphi. He was transported to a hospital where he later died.

Vasquez is charged with first and second-degree murder. He is in the custody of the department of corrections on a no-bond status.


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