UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WUSA) -- Prince George's County Police havearrested a suspect in the shooting murder of Brittany Sade McKinley.
Police officials say 33-year-old Michael Jerome Stewart, pictured in the photo above, was found in theLandover area yesterdayand is now in custody.
On September 16, at around 6:14 a.m., police responded to a reported shooting in the 9000 block of Central Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered McKinley, 25, of the 4600 block of Heath Street, dead from gunshot inside of a vehicle. McKinley was pronounced dead on the scene.
A 23-year-old female was also shot in the hand but her injury was not life-threatening, and she was transported to a local hospital.
Police say they learned the victims were shot on Heath Street and drove to Central Avenue to notify police. Police say the preliminary investigation revealed that Stewart, the ex-boyfriend of McKinley, had been involved in a confrontation with McKinley at Irving's Night Club, her workplace. After security kicked him out, Stewart went to the McKinley's home in the 4600 block of Heath Street and waited for her to get home.
Police believe Stewart shot both of the women when they arrived at McKinley's home.
The investigation is ongoing.
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