Two suspects arrested in fatal shooting of Maryland toddler outside apartment complex

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Two suspects person been arrested successful relationship pinch nan shooting decease of a toddler successful Maryland, authorities said Friday.

Israel Fuentes Jr., 33, and 28-year-old Johnny Alejandro Turcios, some of Lewisdale, were identified arsenic suspects successful nan execution of 2-year-old Jeremy Poou-Caceres successful Langley Park pinch nan thief of nan community, Prince George's County Assistant Police Chief Vernon Hale told reporters.

"The organization stepped up for illustration nary other," Hale said. "They were cooperative, helped our detectives create accusation and grounds to get immoderate arrests successful this case."

The shooting happened astatine astir 5:35 p.m. Thursday adjacent nan Bedford Station Apartments successful Langley Park. Investigators judge Fuentes and Turcios were pinch astatine slightest 2 different individuals successful a carjacked golden SUV erstwhile they exited nan conveyance and allegedly opened occurrence connected different group.

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Stray bullets struck some Jeremy and his mother, who were stepping nearby. The mother survived nan shooting pinch non-life-threatening injuries.

Both Fuentes and Turcios were being held successful region jailhouse connected charges that included first-degree murder.

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Hale told reporters that authorities are continuing to hunt for different suspects.

"Again, we're not done yet," nan assistant constabulary chief said. "We made 2 arrests, but there's 2 much retired there… These are nan cases we suffer slumber over."