Brandywine, MD – A Prince George’s County police officer was fatally shot on Wednesday morning, according to WTTG.
WJLA reported that sources said a woman called police and told them that her husband had shot a police officer.
Officers responded, and the woman gave them a description of a vehicle her husband might be driving.
Police located the suspect, and he led them on a chase, according to WJLA.
Sources said the suspect shot at officers, and police returned fire, fatally shooting the man.
WRC-TV reported that the shooting occurred in the area of Chadds Ford Drive and Chadsey Lane.
Authorities were preparing to brief the media, WPGC reported. They have not yet released the name of the fallen officer, but said he was a veteran officer of the Prince George’s County Police Department.
Police have not revealed whether the officer was on duty at the time of the shooting.
Major roadways around the area were shut down by police for the investigation.
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