PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — A homicide suspect was killed and a police officer was injured in a shooting in Prince George’s County Tuesday afternoon, the Montgomery County Department of Police said.

The shooting happened in a parking lot outside townhomes and apartments near Muirkirk Road.

The Montgomery County officers were trying to arrest the suspect, who was wanted in a homicide near Jacksonville, Florida, at the time of the shooting, police said. The suspect at the officers, who then returned fire. One officer was injured; their condition is unknown.

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The Prince George’s County Police Department is handling the investigation.

A news conference is set for 5 p.m.

The Baltimore County Police Department tweeted it “extends our thoughts” to the department and the injured officer.

The Baltimore Police Department also offered its thoughts and prayers.

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CBS Baltimore Staff

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