Police in Maryland arrested a man Tuesday in connection with the shooting of a Riverdale Park Police officer, Riverdale Park Police Chief David C. Morris confirmed to WTOP.
Josue Albarran-Dominguez, 20, of Riverdale, is charged with assault, gun offenses and several additional charges. He’s custody and being held on a no-bond status.
The officer, who was shot during an exchange of gunfire in Prince George’s County Monday night, has been released from the hospital.
The shooting occurred around 9:45 p.m. near Riverdale Road and 58th Avenue.
The pursuit ended at East West Highway and Taylor Road in Riverdale Park.
According to authorities, Albarran-Dominguez and another suspect fired at officers, striking a Riverdale Park officer. Officers returned fire.
Police said Albarran-Dominguez also shot at a Greenbelt City officer and struck the officer’s cruiser.
Around 2 a.m., a Bladensburg officer saw Albarran-Dominguez in the area of 57th Avenue and Emerson Street. After a short foot chase, Albarran-Dominguez was arrested. He was armed with a hand gun at the time, police said.
The second suspect is still being sought.