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Amber 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.

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.

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.”

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.

 Read more on this story at NewsOne.
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 http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police/to submit a tip online.

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