BALTIMORE (WJZ) – According to authorities, a Metropolitan Police Department Special Operations Officer is reporting that someone shot him when he encountered trespassers in a makeshift parking lot taken into custody Tuesday.
The encounter took place on a Metropolitan Police Department lot located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, police said.
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The officer told investigators he had met many people. He said he was fired after he questioned them, according to authorities.
The officer returned fire. Police said no one was injured by the flying bullets.
The Metropolitan Police Department arrested two teenagers after exchanging guns, according to authorities.
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According to a police spokeswoman, the Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Department has also made two arrests.
Anne Arundel County officers detained a 16-year-old boy. They charged him with possession of drugs with the intent to distribute them and possession of a handgun, police said.
According to authorities, the handgun case was not related to the incident at the impounded parking lot.
Additionally, county officials arrested an 18-year-old man. A fifth person is suspected of involvement and could soon face charges, county officials said.
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Metropolitan Police Department officers are investigating the incident.
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2022/05/18/metropolitan-police-department-officer-fired-upon-in-impound-parking-lot-arrests-made/ Metropolitan Police Department Officer Fired Upon In Impound Parking Lot, Arrests Made – CBS Baltimore