LA PLATA, Md. (AP/WJZ) — The son of a Prince George’s County police officer was found shot to death in the driveway of a home, authorities said Wednesday.

Diane Richardson, a spokeswoman for the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, said Bradley Alan Brown, 17, was shot at approximately 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the Bryans Road area of the county.

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Emergency personnel pronounced Brown dead at the scene.

Bradley Brown

Richardson, and a spokeswoman for Prince George’s County Police, confirmed that Brown was the son of an officer. The officer’s name wasn’t released.


WTOP reported that a spokeswoman for Charles County Public Schools identified Brown in an email on Wednesday, saying he was enrolled in a criminal justice program and ran cross country for four years.

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Richardson said the investigation into Brown’s shooting death has shown no evidence indicate his death is related to his father’s work in law enforcement.

According to court documents, Brown was trying to sell liquid THC used in vaping over Snapchat.

Three teens were arrested in Brown’s murder: 17-year-old Darryl Edward Freeman, 19-year-old Mikayle Qawwee and 16-year-old Keshawn Belasco, all from Waldorf. All three were charged with first-degree murder.

Charles County Sheriff’s officials said robbery appears to be the motive in the case.

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