LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two Prince George’s County sheriff’s deputies who fatally shot a man who police say rammed the deputies’ vehicles.
The deputies were identified Tuesday as Cpl. Jamal Dedier and Deputy First Class Anthony Bynum. Both work in the domestic violence division of the sheriff’s office. Dedier has been with the office for six years and Bynum for five years.
Both are on routine leave while the shooting is investigated.
Police have said that 34-year-old Lionel Young was a suspect in a domestic dispute involving a knife on Sunday night. Police say the deputies pursued Young, who then rammed their cars with his truck near a school in Landover. The deputies opened fire and fatally shot Young. Police say two knives were recovered from the scene.
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