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16-year-old charged for shooting at cop with BB gun

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Local,Maryland,Crime,Rachel Baye

Prince George's County Police have arrested a 16-year-old for shooting at an officer with a BB gun.

The teen, Andre Christopher Rivers of the 13500 block of Attleboro Court in Laurel, is believed to have shot at a police cruiser Friday evening at around 6 p.m. on Contee Road in Laurel, police report. The patrol officer heard the projectile strike his driver's side door and believed he was being fired on.

Rivers has been charged as an adult with first degree assault and given a $75,000 bail.

rbaye@washingtonexaminer.com

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