The Blotter: Alexandria deputy kills intruder; police say murder suspect left victim at firehouse

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Local,Crime,Scott McCabe,Naomi Jagoda

Alexandria sheriff's deputy kills intruder in P.G. home

A Fort Washington homeowner shot and killed an intruder inside his home, police said.

The shooter, a sheriff's deputy for the city of Alexandria, arrived at his home on Rose Marie Drive about 10:50 p.m. Monday and found the front door damaged, Prince George's County police said.

The deputy went inside and was confronted by a suspect. The homeowner shot the suspect, who stumbled out of the home and collapsed.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the homeowner interrupted a burglary in progress and that other suspects may have been at the home, police said.

Police on Wednesday were not releasing further information on the intruder who had been killed.

The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call Prince George's County police at 301-772-4925.

Police: Murder suspect dropped victim at firehouse

Prince George's County police have arrested a man in the shooting death of a man found in front of a firehouse in Capitol Heights.

Sean Prince Hallowell, of Forestville, was charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of 27-year-old Charles Robert Thompson. Hallowell, 25, was being held Wednesday without bond.

Police said Hallowell shot Thompson on the 2500 block of Timbercrest Drive in Forestville and then drove Thompson to a firehouse on the 1400 block of Ritchie Marlboro Road and fled.

Thompson was found outside the firehouse shortly after midnight Friday and was taken to a hospital, where he died.

- Scott McCabe

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