Officer Taken To Hospital As Precaution After Person Opens Fire Following Traffic Stop In West Baltimore

 


BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore police officer was taken to a hospital and a police cruiser was hit by gunfire following a traffic stop in west Baltimore Monday night, police said.

The shooting happened around 8:37 p.m. Officers responded to the 2500 block of Edmonson Avenue for a ShotSpotter alert and tried to stop a vehicle in the area.

One of the occupants in the vehicle then began shooting at police. The vehicle then fled, stopping on the West Lafayette Avenue and shooting at police again, the department said.

At least one officer fired their gun before the vehicle fled.

Officer Taken To Hospital As Precaution After Person Opens Fire Following Traffic Stop In West Baltimore Officer Taken To Hospital As Precaution After Person Opens Fire Following Traffic Stop In West Baltimore Reviewed by Anson Moore on August 24, 2020 Rating: 5

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