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18-year-old former Hammond High School wrestler killed inside car in Laurel

Former Hammond High School student Will Riley, right, was shot and killed in Laurel on Tuesday, Prince George's County police said.
Former Hammond High School student Will Riley, right, was shot and killed in Laurel on Tuesday, Prince George's County police said. (Jen Rynda / Baltimore Sun Media Group)

An 18-year-old Howard County student was killed inside a car in Laurel on Tuesday, according to police.

William Riley Jr. was shot multiple times, Laurel police said. Officers found him at Millbrook Lane and Sandy Spring Road around 7:30 p.m. while responding to a traffic accident. He was taken to Prince George's Hospital Center, where he died.

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Riley had attended Hammond High School, where he was a wrestler, Hammond wrestling coach Will Yeo said.

After interviewing several witnesses, police determined that Riley had been shot inside his car on Millbrook Lane and hit a parked car while attempting to flee. Detectives believe this to be a targeted incident but say they do not have a motive.

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Police are asking anyone with more information to call 301-498-0092.

Baltimore Sun Media Group reporter Tim Schwartz contributed to this article.

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