Police: Officer Shot at Man With BB Gun in Oxon Hill; No One Injured

A police officer shot at a man who had a weapon in Oxon Hill, Maryland, Saturday evening, but no one was shot or injured, Prince George's County police say.

The shooting incident happened on Audrey Lane, police said.

Police said they received calls about a man with a gun in the 600 block of Audrey Lane.

When officers arrived, the suspect started to run. He then pointed the weapon toward officers and one officer shot toward the suspect, police said.

Prince George's County Police Chief Hank Stawinski said the suspect, a 23-year-old man, then ran into a nearby apartment building. Officers surrounded the building and the man surrendered a short time later.

Stawinski said the suspect's weapon turned out to be a BB gun.

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The suspect is in custody and is currently being interviewed by police.

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