- Associated Press - Saturday, August 15, 2015

DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) - Prince George’s County police say a suspect who was shot during a struggle over an officer’s gun has died.

Police identified the suspect as 30-year-old Asshams Manley of Forestville. He died Saturday. Police say tests show Manley was under the influence of drugs during the confrontation with police.

Investigators say an officer was patrolling in District Heights on Friday night when he heard a car crash and went to investigate. The officer saw a suspect running away from the scene and followed the suspect.

When the officer caught the suspect, police say there was a struggle over the officer’s gun. The suspect was shot during the struggle.

Investigators say Manley continued to fight with the officer. A second officer deployed a stun gun on Manley. A third officer restrained him.



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