William Knight charged in killing Alonzo Guyton

Alonzo Guyton

A man has been charged in connection with the death of a Howard University student early Tuesday morning in Mount Rainier, Md.

William Knight, 20, of the 800 block of Kennedy Street NE, is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Alonzo James Guyton, said Prince George's County police.

At 12:02 a.m., Mount Rainier Police responded to the 4200 block of Kaywood Drive for a shooting and found Guyton with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An arrest warrant was served at the D.C. jail where Knight was being held on an unrelated charge. He was placed on a no bond status.