2 Men Charged in Fatal Shooting of Maryland 7-Eleven Clerk

Two men have been charged in the fatal shooting of a 7-Eleven employee in Prince George's County, officials say.

Duran Carrington, 20, and Deandre Davis, 20, are accused in the Aug. 20 shooting of Taiwo Oduwole.

Oduwole, 31, died after he was shot inside the 7-Eleven on the 9700 block of Brandywine Road in Clinton, Maryland. Police found Oduwole suffering from gunshot wounds after being called there about 4:50 a.m. He was pronounced dead at a hospital a short time later.

Oduwole was shot during a robbery attempt, police said the investigation reveals. Carrington, of Southeast D.C., admitted to shooting the man, police said. Davis acted as the getaway driver, officials said.

Both men were charged with first-degree murder, armed robbery and related charges. They also were charged in the armed robbery of a hotel on the 7900 block of Malcolm Road shortly after the fatal shooting.

Oduwole was a recent immigrant from Nigeria, The Washington Post reported.

"He was just such a sweet gentleman," customer Kimberly Brent previously told News4.


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Anyone with information on Carrington or Davis is asked to call police at 301-772-4925, send a text message starting with "PGPD" to CRIMES or visit www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

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