MCP Investigates Officer-Involved Shooting

Detectives with the Major Crimes Division are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred last night (Sunday) at the Stoneymill Square shopping center located in the 12200 block of Veirs Mill Road (at the corner of Veirs Mill Road and Randolph Road).

On Sunday, November 5 at approximately 8:20 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center (911) received a call for an assault in progress at the shopping center.  The caller stated that he was in his vehicle and an unknown SUV was ramming his vehicle.

The first officer arriving at the scene discharged his firearm; the driver of the SUV was shot.  Officers began life-saving measures and Fire&Rescue services were called.  The driver of the SUV was transported to a local hospital in serious condition.  The driver of the other vehicle involved in this call was not injured.

The circumstances surrounding this assault call and shooting are under investigation.  Following normal protocol, the involved officer, a ten-year veteran of the Department, will be placed on paid Administrative Leave during this investigation.  His name will be released on Monday during normal business hours.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070.

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