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Capitol Heights teenager shot, killed

Matt Zapotosky

A Capitol Heights teenager shot and critically wounded Tuesday night has died of his injuries, authorities said.

Justin Pannell, 15, died Wednesday afternoon in the hospital of injuries he sustained in a shooting in the 6800 block of Central Avenue, authorities said. Cpl. Erica Johnson, a Prince George's County police spokeswoman, said the case is still open, and police are looking for both a motive and suspects in the teen's slaying.

Pannell was a ninth grader at Central High School, according to a Prince George's County schools spokesman.

-- Matt Zapotosky

By Matt Zapotosky  |  September 9, 2010; 3:47 PM ET
Categories:  Homicide , Matt Zapotosky , Pr. George's  
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