Two males suspected in a capturing Monday that wounded a police officer in D.C. are actually dealing with firearms offenses in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Police say a car concerned in a capturing that injured a D.C. police officer crashed in Prince George’s County. (Courtesy 7News)

Two males suspected in a capturing Monday that wounded a police officer in D.C. are actually dealing with firearms offenses in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Police arrested Rasheed Thorne and William Walker IV, each 21, on Monday after they crashed the automobile they have been in on Landover Road close to Kent Town Place in Landover. Police mentioned a gun was discovered close by.

Authorities mentioned the 2 have been being pursued by D.C. police following the capturing that wounded the officer in Northwest D.C.

The police officer, a captain with 18 years expertise on the pressure, was on his technique to work in his private car and never in uniform round 12:10 p.m. Monday when he noticed one other car “driving erratically,” D.C. Police Chief Pamela Smith mentioned throughout a information convention Monday.

The car stopped abruptly and one particular person bought out and fired a weapon at his car, she mentioned.

The officer was capable of get a partial plate earlier than driving to the 4th District station to get assist, and that info helped monitor down the suspects, Smith mentioned.

“Obviously, we have now the jurisdictional authority to have P.G. County choose up as soon as they go into P.G. County,” Smith mentioned.

Photos from the scene of the crash in Prince George’s County confirmed a blue automobile overturned in the midst of Landover Road.

Later, in video captured by WTOP’s John Domen, police have been seen showing to recuperate a gun lower than 100 yards from the crash.

The two males are being held on the Prince George’s County jail. Both suspects are charged with assault with a harmful weapon and will likely be extradited again to D.C.

Whether the D.C. officer was shot or injured from damaged glass within the capturing remains to be beneath investigation, Smith mentioned Monday.

Anyone with info on what occurred ought to name Prince George’s County police at 301-516-2512.

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