Search underway for suspect in shooting that killed 16-year-old boy in Prince George’s Co.

A 16-year-old Silver Spring boy was killed and a man hospitalized after a shooting in Langley Park, Maryland, Wednesday. Police are asking for help finding the person responsible.

Prince George’s County police said the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. in the 7900 block of Riggs Road. Police said responding officers found Kevin Ruiz Campos in the parking lot of an apartment building. He had been shot several times and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man who’d also been shot was taken to the hospital and was still there as of Thursday night, police said.

Campos was a sophomore at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. In a letter to the school community, Principal Renay Johnson said the school is making psychologists and counselors available to students who need support.

“Our counselors are available to offer a listening ear and resources to help our students cope with the death of a peer,” Johnson said. “I know you join me in extending our heartfelt sympathy to Kevin’s family.”

Detectives are still trying to identify a suspect and a motive for the shooting. Police said anyone who knows anything should call 866-411-8477.

Below is a map of where the shooting happened:

Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson is an Associate Producer and Web Writer/Editor at WTOP. After graduating in 2019 from James Madison University, Thomas moved away from Virginia for the first time in his life to cover the local government beat for a small daily newspaper in Zanesville, Ohio.

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