- The Washington Times - Tuesday, November 4, 2008

LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County police say an officer has been shot outside an elementary school in Laurel.

It happened around 2:15 a.m. Tuesday outside Oaklands Elementary School in the 13000 block of Laurel Bowie Road.

Police spokesman Cpl. Stephen Pacheco says the officer was investigating an alarm at the school when he saw a man. He says as the two fought, the officer’s gun went off.

Police say the officer was grazed by a bullet on the forehead, but the wound is not life-threatening.

Police say they are searching for the suspect, who fled the scene.

The school is one of the county’s polling places.

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Information from: WTOP-FM, https://www.wtopnews.com

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