Monday, May 24, 2010

Shooting On Baltimore-Washington Parkway

United States Park Police Detectives are looking for a suspect who shot and wounded a motorist on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Shortly after 11:00 pm on Sunday May 23, 2010, a motorist driving a red sedan struck another vehicle from behind. The operator of this striking vehicle, after rear ending the other vehicle, fled the scene of this crash. This crash happened on Maryland Route 198 west of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

After fleeing the scene of the crash, the striking vehicle entered the Baltimore-Washington Parkway southbound from Route 198. The vehicle that was rear ended followed the fleeing vehicle onto the Parkway.

The struck vehicle pulled alongside the fleeing vehicle and a passenger in the struck vehicle fired upon the fleeing vehicle with a gun.

The operator of the fleeing vehicle was shot several times in the arm. This adult male sustained NON-life threatening injuries. The adult male passenger in this vehicle was not injured.

The vehicle containing the shooter may be an SUV and it may be black in color.

United States Park Police Detectives are looking for any witnesses who may have seen either the original crash that started this event or any witnesses who may have seen the shooting.

Witnesses are asked to call the United States Park Police Criminal Investigations Tip Line at (202) 610-8737.