WASHINGTON - A Prince George's County police officer shot and killed a man early Wednesday morning following a confrontation.
Police say authorities received a call at about 2 a.m. reporting that a woman was screaming, "Get off me!"
When police responded to the 3800 block of Twin Lakes Drive in Calverton, Md., they found an injured woman and a man. The man fled from the scene, but officers pursued him.
2am 911 caller reports woman screaming "Get off me!" Officers arrive w/i 1 min, see injured woman, suspect running from scene. (Calverton)— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) October 2, 2013
There's a confrontation between suspect & officer. Officer discharges weapon, male suspect struck & killed. Officer, 7 yr vet, uninjured.— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) October 2, 2013
The officer who killed the man is a seven-year veteran of the Prince George's County Police Department. He was not injured.
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