City Officer Shoots, Injures Man With Gun, Police Say

… Suspect critically injured, officials say …

The Baltimore Sun

6:43 AM EDT, August 2, 2011

Baltimore police say an officer on patrol shot and critically injured an armed man just before 1 a.m. Tuesday in the Northwest District.

According to police, the officer was patrolling in the 3900 block of Carlisle Ave. in the Windsor Hills neighborhood when he approached a man who was armed with a handgun. The officer fired at least once and the suspect was hit at least once, police spokesman Detective Kevin Brown said in a news release.

The man was taken to an area hospital and is listed in critical but stable condition. A handgun was recovered at the scene. The officer was not harmed.

Police officials plan to hold a briefing Tuesday morning to provide additional details.

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