A special police officer and “female victim” had shots fired at them early Tuesday on the D.C.-Maryland border after the female reported being a victim of a sexual assault, police say.
The shots were fired in the 5300 block of Sheriff Road in Fairmount Heights, Prince George’s County police said. Officers responded at about 2:15 a.m.
The victim, whose age was not released, approached a special police officer who was working security at a business and said she was sexually assaulted, police said.
“The SRO attempted to stop the suspect” and someone opened fire, police said. The suspect fled in a car. No information on the suspect was released.
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