TAKOMA PARK, MD – A Pentagon Police Officer shot and killed two suspects breaking into a car on Wednesday after they failed to obey his order and attempted to flee the scene.
Takoma Park Police report that at 5:03 am. police responded to a shots fired incident in the parking lot of the Takoma Overlook Condominium complex. Officers were met by an off-duty Pentagon police officer whose name was withheld by police.
The officer stated he suspected the two men were breaking into a car and they failed to obey his direction. Then they fled and he opened fire, striking and killing both men as they attempted to drive away from from him.
Later, the two men arrived at Prince George’s Hospital where they both died from their gunshot wounds. The investigation is being handled by the Montgomery County State Attorney’s Office.
Here’s what’s happening in Maryland.: Get the latest news from Maryland on our Maryland News page.
- Agents save life of infant onboard departing plane at BWIBALTIMORE – Three U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers helped save an unresponsive infant aboard a departing airplane on Wednesday at Baltimore Washington
- Two teens shot on Wilkens AvenueBaltimore, MD – On May 5, 2021, at approximately 10:23 p.m., Southwest District patrol officers responded to the 2600 block of Wilkens
- Baltimore man didn’t realize he was shot until he got homeBALTIMORE, MD – On May 6, 2021 at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers responded to an area hospital where a shooting victim walked