Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Police Report: December 15

3400 block of Eastern Avenue: At about 6 pm officers working the power shift responded for the report of individuals trespassing in an abandoned house. The officers found two individuals inside the house and arrested them for trespassing. Public Works was contacted and advised of the need to re-secure the house.

4300 block of 54th Street (Bladensburg): At about 7:50 pm officers were called to assist Bladensburg PD with a shooting/hostage barricade situation. MRPD officers assisted BPD with establishing a secure perimeter around a private residence. After a brief standoff a subject surrendered to police. MRPD officers assisted with ensuring that the residence was safe and immediately thereafter returned to patrol in Mount Rainier.

3700 block of 36th Street: At about 10:30 pm officers responded for the report of the sound of shots fired. When the officers arrived they found an adult male lying on the ground and bleeding from the nose in the driveway of a private residence. The man told the officers that he was shot in the head by an unknown subject. He refused to cooperate any further. Once medical personnel arrived on the scene and examined the man it was determined that he had not been shot. He had hit his nose and face on the ground while running from unknown subject(s) who were shooting at him. The man was transported to Prince George's Hospital for observation and was listed in good health. Three .40 caliber shell casings were located in the street at the scene of the incident. Two jacketed .40 caliber bullets were also recovered from the front door and wall of a residence located in the 3500 block of Perry Street. PGPD detectives responded to the scene to assume the follow-up investigation. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.

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