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FORESTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County Police have charged a man with multiple counts of attempted murder after officers were fired upon while executing a search warrant.

Authorities went to a home in Forestville about 5 a.m. Monday to serve a narcotics search warrants. Police say a heavy steel door blocked their entry and officers used a two-person ram to force the door open.

Officials say just as police were getting inside the home, someone fired on the officers. None of them was hit.

Police say a man ran to a rear bedroom and threw a weapon out the window. The man was arrested and the weapon was recovered.

Jeremiah Ronald Pearson, 25, was arrested.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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