MOUNT RAINIER, Md. (AP) — A District of Columbia man has been arrested in the killing of a Howard University freshman.
Prince George’s County police say they’ve arrested William Knight, 20, and charged him with first-degree murder in the death of Alonzo James Guyton.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Searching For 14-Year-Old Missing Since Friday
Guyton was found shot just after midnight Tuesday in front of a Mount Rainier apartment building. He died at a hospital.READ MORE: Baltimore Officials Ask Biden For More Federal Resources On The Ground To Combat Violent Crime
Captain Joe Hoffman says Knight was linked to the shooting through a handprint. He says a blue van reported by a witness to be at the scene of the shooting was involved soon after in a car accident in D.C. A handgun was found inside the van, and police determined the vehicle was stolen.
Detectives on Friday served an arrest warrant on Knight.MORE NEWS: Jury Selection Underway In Capital Gazette Mass Shooting Case
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