DAMASCUS, Md. (WUSA9) -- A 34-year-old man is in custody after assaulting an officer with a gun, police said.
Michael L. Roberts of the 24100 block of Newbury Road in Gaithersburg has been charged with one count of irst-degree assault and one count of reckless endangerment.'
The incident happened in Damascus around 5:19 p.m. at the 24100 block of Newbury Road when a woman called Police reporting that her daughter's boyfriend was acting violently and damaging their home. They were able to escape. When Police arrived the suspect exited the front door with a loaded gun after which the officer had to use his gun, police said.
The suspect was not injured and has been released on bond, police said.