3 teens arrested after shots fired at police vehicle in Montgomery County: officials

Authorities say three teenagers are in custody after shots were fired and struck a police vehicle overnight during a burglary investigation in Montgomery County.

Officers say they were investigating the report of a burglary when a vehicle sped off toward the Chevy Chase area.

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Police say as they were following the vehicle, shots were fired from it that struck their patrol car. The fleeing vehicle crashed near Interstate 495 and Connecticut Avenue.

Investigators were able to take one person into custody at the scene. Two others fled the area and were taken into custody shortly after.


All three suspects are 16 years old and will be tried as adults. They are facing charges of robbery and attempted murder of a Montgomery County police officer.