Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008

Second suspect arrested in connection with July shooting

Suspect charged with first degree murder

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Prince George’s County police arrested a second man Wednesday and charged him with first-degree murder in connection with a July homicide in Riverdale, according to a police news release.

Luis Eduardo Alvarado-Pineda, 19, was arrested at his home at the 8100 block of 15th Avenue in Hyattsville, the release said. Alvarado-Pineda was charged in connection with the shooting death of 19-year-old Francisco Quintanilla of Riverdale on July 14.

At about 12:30 p.m. July 14, 2007, county police responded to the 5300 block of Riverdale Road for the sound of gunshots. When officers arrived, they found the victim, Francisco Quintanilla of the 5700 block of Jefferson Street, with gunshot wounds. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he died a short time later.

Mario Gutierrez, 18, of Hyattsville was the first suspect arrested Sept. 14.