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Police shoot at suspect in Maryland; no one shot or injured

Police shoot at suspect in Maryland; no one shot or injured. (PGPD photo)

Police are investigating a "non-contact" police shooting in Oxon Hill, Maryland Saturday afternoon.

The Police Chief for Prince George's County Police Department spoke to the media this evening.

According to the Chief, around 4:05 p.m. they received reports of a man openly displaying a weapon.

Officers arrived on the scene, but were not able to located the man.

Around 5:15 p.m. police received a second call with a similar description of a man displaying a weapon.

The Chief says officers again responded to the scene located a man who is known to police who patrol the area.

During the incident, it was perceived the suspect was displaying the weapon toward an officer or officers, and shots were fired that did not hit the suspect, the Chief stated.

The Chief says the suspect then fled into an apartment building.

Shortly after, officers were approached by a man who stated he believed the suspect to be his son and wanted to help resolved the situation. Officers were able to make contact with the man through his father. The suspect eventually surrendered, the Chief stated.

A BB gun was recovered, that police believe to be the weapon pointed at the officers.

The Chief said they believe the man is 23 years old.

This is a developing story and will be updated as details become available.

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