The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a shooting involving an Edmonston Police officer. The incident occurred on February 22nd at approximately 10:15 am in Bladensburg.
The preliminary investigation reveals the officer and the involved citizen encountered each other at a business in the 4000 block of Kenilworth Avenue. During that encounter, there was an altercation between the officer and the citizen during which the officer discharged his duty weapon, striking the citizen two times. The citizen remains hospitalized in serious condition. The circumstances surrounding the altercation are at the center of the investigation.
All questions regarding the identity and status of the involved officer should be directed to the Edmonston Police Department.