BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore metropolis police officer fired twice at a suspect after the suspect drove at him head-on, police officers stated late Thursday.
Police have been on scene of an officer-involved taking pictures within the 2200 block of East Biddle Avenue. The decision got here in round 9 p.m.
Commissioner Michael Harrison stated physique digital camera footage confirmed the motive force of a suspect car drove towards the officer and struck him head-on.
The officer fired two shot into the entrance windshield. The suspect was shot within the shoulder.
Police stated the motive force then tried to flee within the automobile earlier than crashing a number of blocks away. That’s when he tried to run away from police, however was taken into custody. The suspect is predicted to outlive the taking pictures.
Harrison stated the officer concerned within the taking pictures is in “good situation and never injured.”
Officers stated that officers got here into contact with the armed theft suspect by “good investigative work.”
They have been looking for a car suspected in a number of armed robberies in 2200 block of East Biddle Avenue.
Authorities seen gathering collectively close to E Biddle Avenue and N Collington Ave in entrance of cellular command unit.
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