WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in the nation’s capital are searching for a suspect they say dowsed a woman in gasoline before setting her on fire.
News outlets report Metropolitan police say the woman was tried to break up a fight Sunday night when the suspect lit her on fire and fled.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 932 New Cases Reported, 11 More Deaths
First responders were able to put out the flames covering the woman, who was taken to a hospital in critical condition.READ MORE: 'An Incredible Therapy' | Hagerstown Doctor Says Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Provides Fast Recoveries For Some COVID Patients
Police say there were multiple witnesses. The attack is being investigated as an aggravated assault.Rockville Police Officer, Maryland National Guardsman Daniel Morozewicz Arrested On Child Porn Charge
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