We are getting word out of Prince George's County Police Department tonight that three officers who were shot while responding to a home invasion robbery.
In a news conference, Chief Velez advised that at approximately 6:35 pm, officers received a call for a home invasion robbery in the 1300 block of Capital View Terrace. Within minutes the three officers arrived and were immediately ambushed with gun fire. The three officers were struck but were able to return fire.
Other responding officers were able to take two suspects into custody.
The officers were transported to the Prince George's Hospital Center to be treated and are expected to recover.
We are sending our thoughts and prayers to the Prince George's County Police Department and the friends and family of the three officers. We wish you a speedy recovery.
At 6:35 pm Sunday, we responded to a call in the 1300 block of Capital View Terrace. 3 of our officers who arrived in the area were shot. They were rushed for treatment. We returned fire. 2 males are in custody. They were not struck. We will update soon.— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) August 23, 2020