A carjacking in Prince George’s County, Maryland, led to a car chase and a shootout between police and a man in the stolen car early Thursday morning.
According to police in Prince George’s County, officers pursued a man in a stolen SUV in Prince George’s County around 4 a.m. into Washington, D.C.
The vehicle had been stolen from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Walters Lane in District Heights, police said.
The suspect crashed near the intersection of Alabama Avenue and 36th Place.
After the crash, the suspect began shooting at the officers, who returned fire.
Officials said no one was injured during the incident.
#Update Preliminarily, PGPD officers returned fire after being fired upon. There are no injuries to the suspect or our officers. The investigation continues.
— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) October 8, 2020
The suspect is now in custody with D.C. police but will soon be transferred to Prince George’s County Police custody.
D.C. police was not involved in the shooting or car chase, but are helping Prince George’s police with the investigation.