Crime One man dead following towing dispute, 'physical struggle' in College Park
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One man is dead and one man was taken into a police station for questioning after an overnight scuffle in College Park.
Prince George's County Police said they were called to the 5100 block of College Avenue just before 2 a.m. Sunday for a towing dispute when they found the men involved in an altercation.
The two men were separated when police found one of the men unresponsive according to officials.
Police performed CPR on the man until paramedics arrived to the scene.
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A woman was booked into jail on suspicion of murder after running down two pedestrians, and killing one, with her car in a Cupertino park, authorities said Wednesday. The suspect, who has not been identified, was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail, said Sgt. Michael Low, a Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office spokesman. Authorities did not release the suspect’s identity but said she is in her 50s. “At this point, it does not appear to be an accident,” Low said.Deputies responded just before 1 p.m. Tuesday to reports that a vehicle struck two pedestrians in the Rancho San Antonio Park and drove away, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
The man was taken to the hospital where he died, according to police.
The second man was taken into a police station for questioning.
Officials are investigating what lead to the altercation and death.
No charges have been filed at this time.
This is an ongoing investigation.
Man killed in struggle with purse snatchers .
A man was killed during a struggle with a group of purse-snatchers early Saturday morning. Three men jumped a male and female who were returning to the Plaza Azul Apartment complex at 12600 Brookglade Circle in southwest Houston around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. RELATED: Atascocita firefighters free driver trapped after major collision Holding the couple at gunpoint in the stairwell to their apartment, the suspects demanded their belongings and seized the woman's purse, police said. The male victim got into a physical struggle with the suspects over the purse, and he was shot by one of the suspects. He died at the scene.
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