Robbery Suspects Shoot at Officers, Lead Pursuit Into DC: Police

One suspect is in custody and police are still searching for four others

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A group of robbery suspects shot at officers during a chase that extended from Prince George's County, Maryland, to Washington, D.C., police say.

Prince George's County officers responded to a call about an armed robbery about 12:50 p.m. Saturday at Shady Glen Court and Shady Glen Drive in Capitol Heights.

Officers arrived and saw the suspects' car and began to chase the group, who drove into D.C., police said. Prince George's County police were granted permission to continue the chase in D.C., police said.

Police said the brief chase ended in DC and the five suspects bailed out of the car near East Capitol Street and 53rd Streets, police said.

While officers were chasing the suspects on foot, they reported hearing gunshots.

No police officers fired their weapons and no one was injured, police said.

Officers arrested one suspect and recovered one gun. Police are still searching for the four other suspects.


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Police believe the suspects were involved in at least two other armed robberies that happened Friday night.

The Prince George's County Police Department is leading the investigation.

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