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17-year-old shot and killed in Bowie

"This happening to him at this age, he didn’t really get to live his life."

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A teen was shot and killed Monday night in the Lake Arbor neighborhood of Bowie, Maryland. Prince George’s County Police identified him as 17-year-old Re’Sheed Reid.

Police are still trying to determine a motive and identify suspects.

“A little saddened because it was so close to home, and, again, nothing happens here,” said Ron Bell, who lives in the area.

Neighbors said Reid was walking along the street when a car pulled up and someone opened fire, dropping the teen to the ground.

Police said the shooting happened at about 6:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found the victim in the street.

“It makes me think about the younger generation ‘cause, like I said, I’m 23, so you know I’m not too far behind him. This happening to him at this age, he didn’t really get to live his life, “ said neighbor Kobe Vanzego. “It’s sad to the family for real. I mean, my condolences go out to them, my prayers."

Vanzego said Reid went to Flowers High School and was a few years behind him. He along with other neighbors said they’re still trying to make sense of the loss.

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“He’s a youngin’ trying to do big things and just go forward in life,” Vanzego said.

Investigators are offering a $25,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest and indictment.

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