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BPD: 23-year-old man, 16-year-old boy charged in armed carjacking of police detective

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(WEAA)— Baltimore police say a 23-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy have been charged in connection to the armed carjacking of a Baltimore police detective. A third suspect remains at large.

The incident occurred Tuesday around 6:15 pm on S. Hanover Street.

According to officials, the on duty detective was operating an unmarked departmental vehicle when he was carjacked by three individuals.

Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said, at some point the detective pulled out his weapon and fired at the suspects.

The suspects were able to flee the scene at a high rate of speed before crashing and overturning the vehicle.

Trevor Gardner and the juvenile are charged with armed carjacking, armed robbery, 1st and 2nd degree assault, and various handgun violations.

Police say neither of the two reside in Baltimore City.

Police are still seeking to identify and arrest the third suspect.