Top Ten Videos to watch

TV One At The 47th NAACP Image Awards
Donald Trump Holds Rally In Biloxi, Mississippi
Behind bars
47th NAACP Image Awards Presented By TV One - Press Room
A Man Operating A Tv Camera
Maurice White
'News One Now' With Roland Martin Taping
Bill Cosby
Activists In Los Angeles Gather To Burn Likenesses Of The Confederate Flag
Flint Firebirds V Windsor Spitfires
CBC Message To America: Rep. Conyers Addresses The Damage Inflicted On Our Communities By Poverty, Mass Incarceration And Lack Of Economic Development
Iowa Caucus Ted Cruz
NewsOne Now NAACP Image Awards Preview
Student sitting at a desk in a classroom
Slavery Stock image
The 16th Annual Wall Street Project Gala Fundraising Reception
Ava DuVernay
Roland Martin Blasts Stacey Dash For Comments About BET, Black Networks
President Obama Delivers State Of The Union Address At U.S. Capitol
Ava DuVernay
2016 North American International Auto Show
Democratic National Committee Presidential Primary Debate
88th Oscars Nominations Announcement
Democratic debate
Dream Speech
GOP Presidential Candidates Debate In Charleston
US President Barack Obama speaks on the
Leave a comment

Amber Stanley HarvardAmber Stanley, a 17-year-old college-bound honor student, was shot dead in her sleep inside of her Prince George’s County, Md., home on Wednesday night, WTTG Fox 5 reports.

SEE ALSO: 5 Reasons We’d Marry Syleena Johnson, Too [VIDEO]

Want to Keep Up With LIKE Us On Facebook!

There were others inside of the home, but they all fled during the attack. The shooter is still at large. Police are still investigating what exactly lead up Stanley’s murder. It is a horrifying tragedy that has many of teen’s neighbors shaken.

SEE ALSO: How To Loss-Proof Your Luggage

Several told Fox News 5 that she was a model young lady.

“She was just a friendly young lady,” Willie Lump says about his young neighbor.

“She was a quiet girl,” Shirley Robinson says. “Always focused on doing the right thing.”

SEE ALSO: Best Shoes to Wear Why Traveling

Neighbors say there has been an increase in traffic lately on the Chartsey Street where Stanley lived with her mother, sister and a foster child.

SEE ALSO: Beanie Baby Billionaire, Gives A $20,000 Tip To Jennifer Vasilakos For Driving Directions

“Lots of young people, sitting in cars,” says neighbor Tyrone Patterson. “That’s unusual for this neighborhood. It’s always been quiet. We need to be vigilant to make sure everyone is safe.”

Here are a few details behind the the events that lead to Stanley’s death, according to Fox News 5:

On Tuesday, detectives went to the family’s home for a trouble call. They aren’t releasing a lot of details about it, but sources say they are actively trying to determine if there is any connection to Stanley’s slaying.

Investigators say a gunman kicked in the front door at the home just after 10 p.m. Wednesday, climbed the stairs and shot her multiple times in her bed.

Prince George’s County Public Schools released the following statement, according to WTOP 103.5 FM:

“The Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) community is tremendously saddened by the death of Charles Herbert Flowers High School honors student Amber Stanley. This young girl had a bright future ahead of her with dreams to pursue and goals to reach. We condemn the senseless act of violence that took her life and hope that law enforcement officials will quickly bring those responsible to justice. On behalf of our school system family, we extend our deepest sympathies to all who loved Amber and pray that your memories bring you comfort in this time of grief.”

Detectives returned to the slain teen’s neighborhood on Thursday to distribute flyers offering a $25,000 reward for any information related to the Stanley’s death. Grief counselors were at Charles H. Flowers High School to offer support to Stanley’s friends. She had dreams of attending Harvard University to study medicine and wanted to pursue a career in medicine.

Fox News 5 says anyone with information about Stanley’s case should call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone, or go to submit a tip online.

Sign up for our newsletter and never miss the hot stories