Suspect in custody after shooting inside Suitland Metro station, no injuries reported

A suspect is in custody after firing a weapon inside the Suitland Metro station Wednesday night.

The shooting happened shortly before 9 p.m., a spokesperson for the Metro Transit Police Department told WTOP.

Police are calling it a “non-contact, officer-involved” shooting and said the suspect was taken into custody without any injuries to police, commuters or the suspect. Police also recovered a gun from the scene.

The Suitland Metro station is closed while police investigate.

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