Required Reading is a simple, daily roundup of news coverage relevant to Prince George’s County and its Route 1 communities. In today’s edition: After two were shot when a gun went off at a police holiday party, Prince George’s County Police Department suspends 11 officers, multiple outlets report.
In focus: Officer-involved party shooting
- Officers were shot with single burst (Baltimore Sun)
- Gun was privately-owned (WTOP)
- Officers present include members of bureau of patrol, SWAT-like “emergency services” officers, and bureau of investigations. (Washington Post)
Prince George’s County-linked priest named by Jesuits among “credibly accused” of sexual abuse (Chicago Tribune)
Cultural Connections: From the Carribbean to Hyattsville (Hyattsville Life & Times)