Police Involved Shooting Under Investigation, Protective Order’s Filed Against Shooter Of Prince George’s County Officer

Police Involved Shooting Under Investigation

An investigation is underway following a police-involved shooting in Prince George’s County. The shooting reportedly happened late this morning when a homeless man got into a confrontation with a police officer in the parking lot of a liquor store in the 42-hundred block of Kenilworth Avenue. Some witnesses say the officer tried to use a taser to end the fight. When that didn’t work, the officer opened fire with his service weapon striking the suspect multiple times. The man was taken to a hospital. Police continue to investigate.

Protective Order’s Filed Against Shooter Of Prince George’s County Officer

The man who shot and killed an off-duty Prince George’s County Police officer had three open warrants for assault and at least four protective orders filed against him. Police say the ex-wife and estranged wife of 37-year-old Glenn Tyndell both had sought protection from the courts. Tyndell shot and killed Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin yesterday when he came to the aid of his neighbor during a domestic dispute.

Trump Defends NRA, Calls For More Guns In Schools

President Trump is praising the NRA today. Trump tweeted, “The folks who work so hard at the NRA are Great People and Great American Patriots. They love our country and will do the right thing.” Trump also tweeted he is looking into the “possibility of giving concealed guns to gun adept teachers with military or special training experience.” Meanwhile, NRA chief Wayne LaPierre is blasting critics of his organization saying gun control activists want to impose more restrictions on law abiding citizens. Speaking at the annual CPAC he condemned what he called the shameful politicization of tragedies.

MD Starts 911 Text System

Marylanders could soon be able to use their cellphones to send and receive 911 requests by text. The state Board of Public Works approved a more than two-billion-dollar contract for the technology that would allow emergency responders to receive and respond to 911 texts. Counties that join the system could have the technology operating as soon as May.

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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