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D.C. Man Arrested in Fatal College Park Shooting

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Prince George’s County police say they’ve charged a man with murder in connection with a gang-related shooting in College Park.

Officials say 20-year-old Edwin Morales of southeast Washington was arrested Friday and charged with first and second degree murder and related charges.

Police say Morales fatally shot 20-year-old David Esequel Avelar of Hillcrest Heights on Feb. 24. Avelar had been attending a party at a hotel on Baltimore Avenue. Police say a fight broke out in the parking lot between the group Avelar was with and a second group attending a separate party at the same hotel.

Police say Morales shot Avelar during the confrontation.

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