Police-Involved Shooting in Seat Pleasant, Md.

Officer fired at armed suspects

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    Residents of a Seat Pleasant, Md., neighborhood are on edge after a reported home invasion in the area led to an officer opening fire outside of the house Wednesday morning. News4's Pat Collins reports on what officers found. (Published Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013)

    Authorities arrested one suspect in a home invasion and are searching for at least one more following a police-involved shooting in Prince George's County.

    The incident began around 9 a.m. in the 6900 block of Opal Place in Seat Pleasant.

    Capitol Heights Home Invasion Suspect in Custody

    [DC] Capitol Heights Home Invasion Suspect in Custody
    An officer fired at armed suspects outside a home in the 6900 block Opal Place of Capitol Heights on Wednesday. (Published Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013)

    Police surrounded a townhome after receiving a 911 call about an armed home robbery in progress there.

    They noticed signs of forced entry before an armed suspect engaged an officer around the rear of the home. The officer fired her weapon before the suspect fled, authorities said.

    Authorities are unable to confirm whether anyone was struck, Lt. Bill Alexander told News4's Pat Collins at 11 a.m. The suspect in custody was not hurt.

    Police are questioning a second man, Collins reported. Police believe the house was targeted.

    Alexander said they have recovered two guns from the scene, one from inside the home and one outside.

    No officers were injured. The officer who fired her weapon is on routine administrative leave while the incident is investigated.

    Stay with NBCWashington.com and News4 for more.