1 person in critical condition after officer-involved shooting in Md.

Montgomery County Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Wheaton on Sunday Night.

WHEATON, MD. (WUSA9) - Montgomery County Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened in Wheaton on Sunday night.

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The incident happened around 8 p.m. on the 12207 block of Veirs Mill Road. Police said they received a call about an assault at a shopping center. According to authorities, the caller said that he was in his car and an SUV was ramming into his car. 

Police said the first officer to arrive at the scene discharged his gun. The driver of the SUV, a 52-year-old man was shot and was taken to the hospital in serious condition. 

The 29-year-old male driver in the other car was not hurt, Montgomery County police said. 

Authorities stated that this incident remains under investigation. The officer involved in the shooting, a ten-year veteran, Todd Archer has been put on paid administrative leave. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070.

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