Unknown Man Attempts to Take Gun from Security Officer

The Baltimore Police Department is investigating a shooting in the evening of July 30. 

According to a news release, officers were called to the 2000 block of Maryland Avenue around 8:10 p.m. for reports of a shooting, where an unknown man attempted to take a security officer’s weapon. After a brief struggle, the security officer gained control of the weapon and fired at the male. 

The male fled the scene and walked into a local hospital for treatment. The male suffered a graze wound to the abdomen. Police responded to the hospital and have the male in custody. 

Northern District Shooting detectives have assumed control over the investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Northern District detectives, at 410-396-2455.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.  You can also text tips through the Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland website.