Man accused of firing shot at employee who issued violation

This story was updated at 6:25 p.m. on June 30, 2022, to clarify the timing of the arrests, and correct the location where the suspects were arrested

Montgomery County police say they’ve taken three people into custody after shots were fired at officers during a vehicle pursuit near the Beltway. 

Police got a call for a residential burglary on Johnson Drive around 1:30 a.m. Thursday, police said in a statement. Officers saw a silver BMW SUV fleeing at a “high rate of speed” and began pursuing it.

When police caught up to the SUV, the people inside the vehicle shot at the officers, hitting the police car, law enforcement officials said.

Police said they then pursued the BMW “towards the Beltway,” and the SUV crashed. Two people were taken into custody immediately, and one other were then taken into custody with the help of Prince George’s County police.

No Montgomery County officers were shot, and no officers returned fire, police said.

Police said later on Thursday that officers pursued the suspects north on Wisconsin Avenue and arrested the suspects near its interchange with the Beltway.

Dan Schere can be reached at Daniel.schere@bethesdamagazine.com

Dan Schere

Dan Schere can be reached at daniel.schere@bethesdamagazine.com.