Man killed, teen critically wounded in Capitol Heights Metro stabbing

One man was killed and a teen is critically hurt after a stabbing inside a Metrorail station in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

It happened at the Capitol Heights Metro station around 8 p.m. Thursday.

Metro Transit police and Prince George’s County first responders were called for a reported stabbing. They found a man and a teenage boy with stab wounds. The victims were found on a train, NBC Washington reported.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The teen was taken to the hospital with critical injuries, Metro Transit police said.

Police took a 23-year-old suspect into custody, and a knife has been recovered. Police said they are not looking for other suspects at this time.

The station was closed while police investigated.

Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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