On Tuesday night, a police involved shooting occurred in Curtis Bay, involving a 23-year-old man, who has not been identified publicly.
Officers shot the suspect multiple times after he was spotted with what was believed to be a firearm. While the man was fleeing the area, he turned and aimed the firearm in the direction of the police.
Shortly after the incident occurred, police said the suspect was in “stable” condition.
Police had still not charged the man for any crimes associated with the incident on Wednesday, but they said “a warrant will be obtained for him while he is receiving treatment.”
Three other people are being investigated for “aided and abetted” the man who was shot by police officers, while trying to flee from police. Shortly afterwards, he was picked up by a vehicle.
He was later found after police were notified that a man with a gunshot wound had appeared at a local hospital.
The two officers, who discharged their weapons multiple times in multiple locations, were placed on administrative duty pending an investigation. Police commissioner Kevin Davis has praised the officers’ actions.
A police officer fired his weapon in a separate incident on Tuesday morning. The officer, a 16-year veteran, was confronting two armed male suspects who were allegedly robbing the Harford Road Liquor Store in Northeast Baltimore.
Police identified the two suspects involved in the robbery as Malik McCaffity, 21, of the 2000 block of Linden Avenue and Maurice L. Allen Jr., 18, of the 4800 block of Richard Avenue.
Allen surrendered, but McCaffity ran into a freezer that was location at the rear of the liquor store. After backup arrived, he was arrested and both men were taken to the local precinct.
Allen has been charged with robbery, armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, conspiracy to commit assault, first- and second-degree assault, motor vehicle theft, theft, multiple firearm violations and unauthorized removal of property.
McCaffity has been charged with robbery, armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, conspiracy to commit assault, first- and second-degree assault, motor vehicle theft, theft, multiple firearm violations, resisting arrest and unauthorized removal of property.
According to online court records, both McCaffity and Allen were being held without bail.