The Prince George’s County Police Department has taken three suspects into custody in connection with an attempted robbery of a business in Suitland.
On April 30, 2013, at approximately 1:15 pm, patrol officers were called to the 4600 block of Silver Hill Road for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, patrol officers spoke with a security officer who works for the targeted business.
The preliminary investigation reveals that two suspects, wearing masks, walked into the pawn shop. One of the suspects had a gun. A uniformed security guard immediately confronted the men. The security guard and one of the suspects exchanged gunshots. Both suspects fled the scene in a car along with a third suspect.
After fleeing, the suspects drove to a local hospital where they dropped off an injured suspect. A short time later, police officers stopped the getaway car and took two of the suspects into custody. The third suspect was taken into custody at the hospital. Police officers recovered a handgun from the scene.
The security officer was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.
For more information, please contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710.