DC shooting, car chase ends at Md. casino

UPDATE: The man targeted in a police pursuit through two Maryland counties was not involved in a carjacking and shooting that led to his dramatic arrest Friday at Maryland Live! Casino, police said Saturday.

WASHINGTON — A shooting in D.C. led to a chase that ended at a Maryland casino in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

D.C. police said a man was shot on the 800 block of Division Avenue Northeast at around 9:45 p.m. Friday. He was conscious and breathing when police arrived.

The suspect fled in a vehicle and led police on a chase in the area of Route 295.

The suspect’s vehicle eventually made its way to the Maryland Live! Casino at the Arundel Mills Mall parking garage.

Anne Arundel County police were informed of the chase and quickly arrested the suspect after he entered the casino, at which time he was unarmed. Some casino patrons was self-evacuated as police searched for the suspect.

Six people incurred minor injuries during the pursuit at the casino, three were taken to the hospital, Anne Arundel County police said.

D.C. police will continue the investigation.

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John Domen

John started working at WTOP in 2016 after having grown up in Maryland listening to the station as a child. While he got his on-air start at small stations in Pennsylvania and Delaware, he's spent most of his career in the D.C. area, having been heard on several local stations before coming to WTOP.

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