Thursday, August 4, 2016

Detectives Arrest Suspect in Sheriff's Deputy-Involved Shooting

George Hunt

The Prince George’s County Police arrested a man in connection with shooting at an off-duty Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Deputy. The suspect is 18-year-old George Hunt.

On July 24, 2016, at about 1:50 am, our patrol officers along with deputies from the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office were called to the 10500 block of Campus Way South in Largo for the departmental shooting. 

The preliminary investigation revealed Hunt and another suspect approached the deputy in a parking lot. Hunt shot at the deputy who then returned fire. The deputy wasn't hurt. The two suspects ran from the scene and into a car driven by a third suspect. 

Hunt is charged with attempted first and second degree murder. He’s in custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call 301-772-4925.   Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crimes Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) or go to and submit a tip online. 

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