Montgomery County officer shot in pursuit of suspect wanted in homicide case

Maryland

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — A Montgomery County Police Officer was shot while in pursuit of a suspect who was wanted for a murder case in Jacksonville, Florida.

Officers attempted to arrest the suspect who fled on foot, then fired shots at police. The suspect was fatally shot and a MCP officer who was operating as part of a U.S. Marshall’s Task Force was shot.

The officer was transported to a local hospital and the condition of the officer has not yet been reported.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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