FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say that a security guard fired his gun and was stabbed after confronting a possible shoplifter.
The Washington Post reports that the incident occurred Sunday evening in the Washington suburb of Fort Washington.READ MORE: 17-Year-Old Shot In South Baltimore Thursday Afternoon, Police Say
Prince George’s County police said the guard’s wound was in his upper body. His condition was unclear.
The encounter began inside a supermarket when the guard confronted a man suspected of shoplifting.READ MORE: LifeBridge Health Administers Its First J&J COVID Vaccines Thursday
A struggle ensued and continued into the parking lot.
Police said the guard fired his gun and that the other man suffered an unspecified injury.
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