RIVERDALE, Md. (WDVM) — One officer is now recovering following a shooting in Prince George’s County late Monday night.
Police said that around 10 p.m., officers attempted to pull over a suspect who was believed to be involved in a prior shooting. During the attempt, the suspect sped off and officers began pursuing the vehicle.
Officers deployed stop strips, disabling the suspect’s vehicle. The car came to a stop on East-West Highway at Taylor Road.
Two suspects got out of the car and began shooting, striking a Riverdale Park police officer. He was taken to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police have one person in custody but are still searching for the second suspect.
If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the Riverdale Park Police Department at 301-927-4343.