Friday, April 6, 2012

Sheriff's Deputies Report Firearms Discharge/Altercation at Court Ordered Eviction Site

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office reported an incident involving their deputies who were in the process of carrying out a court ordered eviction this afternoon.  While deputies were at the front door of the residence, located at 7753 Garrison Road in West Lanham Hills, an altercation ensued with an occupant inside the residence.  At least one deputy on the scene discharged their service weapon. 

The occupant in the residence, an adult male, sustained non-life threatening injuries, a graze wound to his head and a gunshot wound to his hand, and has been transported to a local hospital for treatment.  Four deputies on the scene are also being treated for minor injuries sustained during the altercation.  The deputies involved have been placed on routine administrative leave during the investigation.

For more information in this case contact the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Information Office at 301-780-8639.

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