MURDER USA: Tywan Jackson’s Action Including Shooting at PG Officers Through Windshield
CAMP SPRINGS, MD. – The Prince George’s County Police Department continues to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Camp Springs on Nov. 5, 2018. The Special Investigative Response Team and the Criminal Investigation Division are leading the investigation. The suspect is 25-year-old Tywan Jackson. Police say that Jackson’s last known address was on Entwood Court in Fort Washington. He’s facing multiple charges including attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, firearm charges, and auto theft.
PG Police report that on November 5th, at approximately 2:30 pm, detectives with the W.A.V.E Unit (Washington Area Vehicle Enforcement) were in the 6000 block of Maxwell Drive investigating a car theft ring. The detectives were conducting surveillance on a particular stolen car and saw Jackson getting into that vehicle. One of the detectives then observed that Jackson had a gun. As the officers moved in to arrest him, Jackson shot at an officer through the windshield of the car. Officers returned fire, striking Jackson. He remains hospitalized in stable condition.
Prince Georges Police provided a photo of the handgun with an extended magazine that was recovered from inside of the stolen vehicle. The weapon had been reported stolen through Prince George’s County in July.
The involved officers are Officer Brandon Westfall and Officer Brendan Strokes. Westfall joined the PGPD two years ago. Stokes joined one year ago. The involved officers are now on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation which is standard procedure. The Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office reviews all officer-involved shootings.
— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) November 5, 2018