Officials: Baltimore County officers shot driver who rammed police car
DUNDALK, Md. (AP) — Detectives in Maryland shot and injured a driver after the person rammed a police vehicle.
That's according to a statement Baltimore County police issued Thursday evening.
An individual ramming into a police vehicle with his car - as detectives were attempting to make arrest - was injured when detectives discharged their firearm striking the driver. Detectives immediately rendered aid following the incident. Read more here: https://t.co/9kfmIze5zx— Baltimore County Police Department (@BaltCoPolice) April 15, 2022
The statement says the incident happened earlier in the day as detectives were attempting to arrest a suspect in connection with a 2021 homicide.
The driver of the vehicle was taken to a hospital. Local news outlets report the person's condition was unknown.
A police spokeswoman didn’t immediately respond to an inquiry Friday abut the suspect’s condition and whether the suspect had been identified.
The officers involved are on routine administrative leave. They were not injured, news outlets reported.
(3- 2:34 pm) At approximately 1 p.m., #BCoPD detectives were involved in an officer involved shooting near the intersection of Maryland Ave and Avon Beach. A media briefing is scheduled for 3:30 pm at the intersection of Avon and Centre.— Baltimore County Police Department (@BaltCoPolice) April 14, 2022