Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has arrested a juvenile male for the murder of 16-year-old DuVal High School student Jayda Medrano-Moore of Greenbelt. According to PGPD, “on September 11, 2023, at approximately 3:45 pm, officers responded to calls for a shooting in the 9800 block of Palamar Drive. The victim was located outside suffering from a gunshot wound(s). She was pronounced deceased a short time later at a hospital.
The preliminary investigation reveals the victim was walking on Palamar Drive after leaving DuVal High School when a dispute occurred between two groups. During that dispute, a suspect(s) shot the victim. Investigators continue to work to determine the circumstances of the dispute and the shooting.”
Update: PGPD’s Homicide Unit arrested a juvenile male for Jayda’s murder. Details will be released later today at a news conference. Approx time 12:30 pm. https://t.co/U6LzyHH2PX
— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) September 15, 2023