3-year-old girl dies after Maryland police shootout
Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 00:46
Police say a 3-year-old girl is dead after a gunman and police engage in a shootout in Maryland. Linda So reports.
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Police say the incident began here at this Prince George's County home.
When officers arrived, they found two adults had been shot.
SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED NEIGHBOR, SAYING:
"He was laying right on the ground when I came, on his stomach."
Police say the suspect then took a 3-year-old girl and fled.
Authorities believe she was his daughter.
Officers began chasing the suspect who exchanged gunfire with police.
SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED POLICE OFFICER, SAYING:
"We understand during the pursuit, the suspect actually loses a wheel off of his car and he's continuing to drive minus one wheel."
The suspect was killed in the shootout.
Police found the 3-year-old girl in the car with a gunshot wound. She later died at the hospital.
The two adults who were shot earlier at the home are the girl's grandfather and great-grandmother.
They're said to be in critical condition.
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