Md. Officer Shoots, Kills Man In Struggle Over Gun

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County police say an officer shot and killed a man who was struggling with a second officer over her gun. 

Officers were called Saturday to a home on Andean Goose Way in Upper Marlboro, where a woman told them her son was acting erratically. 

When officers tried to take the man to a hospital for an evaluation, police say he tried to flee and assaulted the officer
trying to stop him. Officers tried to stop him using a stun gun and other less-lethal methods, but when the man grabbed for one officer’s gun, police say the other officer fired at him. The man was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

Police have not yet released the names of the man or the officers. 

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)


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