Carjacking, Armed Robbery Reported Saturday in Greenbelt, Shots Fired

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GREENBELT, MD – A fight that broke out between an employee who was being robbed and the suspect committing the robbery ended in gunfire early Saturday morning. Police said that at around 2:48 am, Greenbelt police officers responded to a report of a commercial armed robbery in the 7900 block of Good Luck Rd.

“Two suspects entered the store, displayed a firearm, and demanded money. A fight occurred between the employees and suspects resulting in shots being fired, no one was hit by a bullet, however, the employees did receive minor injuries in the fight. Both suspects were later located and arrested in Washington, D.C. and a handgun was located,” police said.

Later in the day, at around 7:08 pm, in an unrelated incident, officers responded to a report of an armed carjacking in the 7500 block of Mandan Rd. The suspect was described as a black male in an orange shirt armed with two handguns. The vehicle was able to be tracked, and officers recovered the vehicle unoccupied.