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PG County police officer killed while trying help a neighbor in distress

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Prince George's County Police Corporal Mujahis Ramzziddin

Maryland flags are flying at half-staff to honor a fallen Prince George's County Police officer. Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin was off-duty yesterday morning when he went to his neighbor's Brandywine home to intervene in a domestic dispute involving her estranged husband. 

He was gunned down by 37-year-old Glenn Tyndell in a confrontation.  Tyndell had three open assault warrants and a lengthy criminal history.  Prince George's County Police Chief Hank Stawinski says the officer didn't have to answer the call for help but did. "Mujahidd Stood his ground to defend the life of the individual who had come to him for help.“I'm extraordinarily proud of him--not just for the way we lost him, but for the totality of his career." 

Tyndell was later shot and killed by officers.  Ramzziddin was with the department for 14 years and was a Medal of Valor recipient in 2006.  He leaves behind a wife and four children.