Police: Shooting leaves 1 teen dead, 1 injured in Upper Marlboro

A shooting in Prince George’s County, Maryland, left one teenager dead and another injured Thursday night.

Michael Nwaulu, 17, of Upper Marlboro, was identified as the victim in the shooting, according to police.

Police said on social media they responded to reports of a shooting around 8:40 p.m. in the 9600 block of Parkstone Drive.

Officers found Nwaulu and the teenage boy. Nwaulu was pronounced dead at the scene while the other teen was transported to a local hospital and his condition is stable.

Police first reported that the second teenager succumbed to his injuries and died, which police later retracted.

Prince George’s County Police Department detectives are investigating the shooting, working to establish a motive. Police have not identified a suspect responsible for the shooting.

Police are asking that anyone with more information contact police at 301-516-2512 or 1-866-411-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous.

Below is where police said the shooting happened.

Hugh Garbrick

Hugh graduated from the University of Maryland’s journalism college in 2020. While studying, he interned at the Queen Anne & Magnolia News, a local paper in Seattle, and reported for the school’s Capital News Service. Hugh is a lifelong MoCo resident, and has listened to the local radio quite a bit.

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