A Maryland man is facing several charges after getting into a shootout with Arlington police officers on Friday, authorities say.
The suspect is El-Amin Mutee, 44, of Waldorf, Maryland.
Police were called to Shirlington Road in a neighborhood off Glebe Road, close to Interstate 395 and the Army Navy Country Club at about 7:30 p.m. Friday. At the scene, officers encountered Mutee armed with a weapon, the Arlington County police said in a statement.
Officers said they asked him to drop his weapon, but he refused and raised his firearm. Police then shot at and injured him.
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Mutee remains hospitalized for his injuries but is expected to recover.
He is being charged with brandishing and felon in possession of a firearm. Police said additional charges are pending.
No officers were injured.