Youngster kid accused of homicide in lethal shooting of female relative and her 8-year-old child, police say


It’s a family misfortune, Prince George’s Police Chief Malik Aziz said at a news meeting. We expand our petitions and our sympathies to the family.

Police have not named the 15-year-old since he is a minor. The young person is in guardianship of the Prince George’s Department of Corrections and has been accused as a grown-up of first-and second-degree murder, first-and second-degree endeavored murder, and different charges.

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The youngster conceded to the shootings, and his thought process is being scrutinized, police said.

Specialists distinguished the casualties as 44-year-old Taledia Oxley and her 8-year-old child, Asa Oxley. Police didn’t indicate the family connection between the Oxleys and the adolescent kid.

Relatives of the casualties couldn’t be quickly reached or declined to remark.

Melwood Elementary School head Andrew Dalton sent a letter to guardians, gatekeepers and understudies Friday illuminating them regarding the passing of a 3rd grade understudy. The letter didn’t recognize the understudy by name.

This researcher was an exceptional individual to the Melwood Community, the assertion said. “They were an alluring and vigorous person, who was cherished and loved by their friends and educators.

The letter likewise incorporated an emergency group Zoom interface open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with psychological well-being experts accessible for any understudies who feel they might want to converse with somebody concerning this episode.

Specialists said in a news discharge that officials were called to explore an announced shooting at around 5:50 p.m. Wednesday at a home in the 8500 square of Wendy Street in Clinton. When there, specialists observed Oxley and her young child experiencing shot injuries. Both kicked the bucket at the scene.

Police additionally observed the third casualty with shot injuries still up in the air to be not dangerous, authorities said. Police just recognized the man as a relative of the suspect and casualties.

  • Police captured the high school kid after he was situated in the area, the news discharge said.
  • At the news meeting Thursday night, Aziz said specialists were attempting to give the harmed male relative the space he wanted prior to talking with him about the shooting.
  • The boss said his officials have been called to the Wendy Street house a few times lately, including one a couple of months prior in which local area cops helped resolve a question between relatives. The officials, Aziz said, attempted to connect a gap or hole, and no captures were made.

These passings are the second and third murders in Prince George’s County such a long ways in 2022, following late spikes in fierce wrongdoing in the midst of the pandemic. Following quite a while of exertion by area authorities and a consistent decrease in murders, the numbers hopped essentially in 2021 – bringing about in excess of 130 crimes, the most elevated yearly complete starting around 2007.