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Two men detained after 5 hour standoff in Laurel


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Two men were detained Sunday morning after a five hour standoff at a Laurel apartment, according to Laurel police.

At approximately 8:15 p.m., police say officers were called to the 900 block of 8th Street for reports of shots being fired. A fight involving at least 10 people broke out at an apartment party and police say witnesses called and reported that shots were fired.

Officers made contact with two men in the apartment, but police say the men refused to come out. Police say a 28-year-old man and another man inside the apartment surrendered early Sunday without incident.

Both men were detained and questioned. Police say no charges have been filed at this time.

Police say some residents were evacuated to Partnership Hall on 5th Street as a precaution. Montrose Avenue between 7th Street and Harrison was shut down by this incident, police said.

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MISSING: 34-year-old from Laurel


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's police have located the missing woman from Laurel.

Police say Christine Marie Camardese, 34, was last seen in the 15100 block of Baltimore Avenue Wednesday at 12:00 a.m.

Camardese is described by police as a 5'3" Caucasian female and 130 pounds. Police say she was last seen wearing a black jacket and blue pants.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Prince George's County Police Department's Regional Investigation Division – North Region at (301) 937-0910.

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Patrol car hit by driver suspected to be under the influence


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- A Howard County Police officer was injured after his patrol car was struck on Route 29 early Sunday morning, police said.

Pfc. Mike Marino was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center with non-life threatening injuries and is in stable condition.

At approximately 4:15 a.m., police say Pfc. Marino responded to Route 29 northbound near Old Columbia Road for a Takoma Park police officer that struck a deer. After he located the collision, Marino was struck by a 2005 Nissan Murano while he was sitting in his patrol car waiting for other officers to arrive, police said.

The patrol car had its emergency lights activated at the time of the collusion, police said.

FOUND: 13-year-old boy from Laurel


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- The missing 13-year-old boy from Laurel has been found safe and sound, police said.

Police said Axel Morales was last seen in the 13900 block of Briarwood Drive in Laurel on Sunday around 12:30 am.

He is described as a 5'6" Hispanic male, 110 pounds, with short black hair and brown eyes. Police say Morales was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and purple shoes.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Prince George's County Police Department's Regional Investigation Division – Northern Region at (301) 937-0910.

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FOUND: 17-year-old girl from Laurel


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- The missing 17-year-old girl from Laurel has been found safe and sound, police said.

Police said Sara Whitney Onwudiachi was last seen in the 12800 block of North Point Lane on Saturday around 7:00 p.m.

She is described as a 5'11" African-American female, 150 pounds, with short hair and brown eyes. Police say Onwudiachi was last seen wearing a black jacket, pink shirt and gray pants.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Prince George's County Police Department's Regional Investigation Division – Northern Region at (301) 937-0910.

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Missing 17-year-old girl from Laurel sought


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County Police are searching for a missing 17-year-old girl from Laurel.

Police said Amia Butler-Morgan was last seen in Laurel on Wednesday around 4 p.m.

She is described as a black teenager, standing 5'8" tall and weighing 200 pounds. She has straight, black, shoulder-length hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a white shirt, with tan pants and black shoes, police said.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Prince George's County Police Department's District VI Property Crimes at 301-937-0910.


Truck hit by gunfire on the ICC


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- A truck traveling Eastbound on the ICC was struck by gunfire on Tuesday, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.

The bullets hit the windshield of the truck. One of the occupants of the truck was injured by broken glass, transportation officials said. The other occupant of the truck was hit by a bullet, but the bullet was stopped by his clothing.

A bullet fragment was recovered

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Nelson Tree Experts confirmed it was one of their trucks that was hit and that the truck was moving at the time.