Suspect dies after being shot by police in PG County

 

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday night. 

One man died at the hospital after police say he was shot after there was a struggle over the officer's gun. 

The deceased has been identified as Asshams Pharoah Manley, 30, of Forestville, Md., police said. 

The shooting happened around 11:20 p.m. when police say an officer went to investigate a car crash near Brooks Drive and Marlboro Pike. Police say Manley was running from the crash scene. 

The officer caught up with Manley on Walker Mill Road. Police say Manley was shot during a struggle over the officer's gun. 

After being shot, police say Manley continued to fight with the officer. A second officer arrived and deployed a Taser, but police say Manley was not restrained until a third officer arrived. 

Manley was transported to a local hospital and police say tests were conducted to see if he was under the influence of an illegal substance. The test revealed that Manley had opiates and marijuana in his system, according to police. 

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