Temple Hills shooting involves police officer

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Prince George’s County police are investigating a police-involved shooting in Temple Hills.

Authorities say an officer responded to a report of a burglary in the 3100 block of Good Hope Road around 3 a.m. Thursday, but discovered  a domestic situation.

Police say they encountered a man who was acting suspiciously. He threw himself on the ground and appeared to be pulling a gun from his waistband and an officer dischargedhis weapon but diodn't strike the suspect.

No injuries were reported.

Officers found a man stabbed inside the apartment who police say the suspect wounded. That victim remains in critical condition.

The suspect was identified as Joseph Barrington Halsey, 23, of District Heights, Md.


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