BALTIMORE POLICE OFFICER SHOT, SUSPECT KILLED
Baltimore, MD – A police officer was shot in Southwest Baltimore on Monday morning while conducting surveillance in an unmarked police vehicle on a domestic violence warrant.
Officers were at the corner of N Ellamont St and Westwood Ave when the suspect drove onto the street and opened fire on the officers’ surveillance vehicle.
The officers returned fire and the suspect was hit multiple times. Officers provided medical attention while waiting for the ambulance to arrive. The suspect was transferred to Shock Trauma where he was pronounced dead shortly after 10 am.
The injured officer was also taken to Shock Trauma for a gunshot wound to the upper leg. The officer is reportedly in good condition.
Police officers did recover the suspect’s weapon at the scene of the crime.
“I think the message is clear – the violence has to stop but the members of our police department are proactive and were where they were supposed to be doing what they were supposed to do – actually looking for a violent offender to arrest,”
– Commissioner Harrison.
At this time the name of the suspect has not been released.