Woman dead, man injured in Largo shooting

A woman is dead and a man is injured after a shooting in Largo.

LARGO,Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County Police are investigating a double shooting in Largo that left an 18-year-old woman dead and a man injured.

According to Corporal Lamar Robinson, spokesman for the Prince George's County Police Department, officers were called to investigate a report of a shooting near a condominium complex in the 10200 block of Prince Place near the intersection of Swiss Gap around 1:45 a.m.

Once on the scene, which is a little over a mile and a half from Prince George's Community College, police found a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body.

The man was transported with non-life-threatening injuries, however the female victim was taken to a nearby hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Police identified the victim as 18-year-old Allyssa Banks, of Upper Marlboro. 

Right now police have no information to release on possible suspects or motive for the crime. Homicide investigators were on the scene and appeared to be focusing their attention on a red sedan parked in the area.

There are unconfirmed reports the two victims were found in the vehicle, along with a pet that was not injured.

Police said the victim and then man knew each other. 

Investigators are asking anyone with information regarding this investigation to call 1-866-411-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous and there may be a cash reward.


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