Hyattsville, MD – Three Prince George’s County police officers were shot while responding to a home invasion robbery on Sunday evening.
Prince George’s County police said the incident occurred at about 6:35 pm on Aug. 23 when officers responded to a home in the 1300-block of Capitol View Terrace, according to WBAL.
Three of the officers who responded to the scene were shot.
Police returned fire but did not hit the gunmen, WBAL reported.
Two suspects were taken into custody.
Three police officers and one civilian were transported to area hospitals, WBAL reported.
Reports said that one officer had been shot in the chest and another officer had been shot in the leg.
There was no information about where the third officer had been wounded.
Police have not yet released the identity of the wounded officers or civilian.
At 6:35 pm Sunday, we responded to a call in the 1300 block of Capital View Terrace. 3 of our officers who arrived in the area were shot. They were rushed for treatment. We returned fire. 2 males are in custody. They were not struck. We will update soon.
— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) August 23, 2020
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— Darcy Spencer (@darcyspencer) August 23, 2020
— Veronica Vela (@VeronicaVnews) August 24, 2020
*OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING* 1323 CAPITAL VIEW TER – 3 OFFICERS SHOT, 1 SHOT TO THE CHEST, 1 SHOT TO THE LEG – 2 SUSPECTS IN CUSTODY
“MD46 not answering the radio”
“CMD to communications a police officer is driving the medic unit they don’t know you’re calling them”
— billy ragland. (@wildlandragland) August 23, 2020
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