Metropolitan Police Department officer shot in impound parking lot, arrests made – CBS Baltimore


BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A special constable officer from the Metropolitan Police Department reports that someone shot him when he encountered intruders at a temporary impound car park on Tuesday, authorities say.

The officer said the encounter took place at a Metropolitan Police Department impound lot in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, police said.

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The officer told investigators he met with several people. He said he was shot after questioning them, authorities said.

The officer fired back. No one was injured by the flying bullets, police said.

The Metropolitan Police Department arrested two teenagers following the exchange of gunfire, authorities said.

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The Anne Arundel County Police Department also made two arrests, according to a police spokesperson.

Anne Arundel County officers arrested a 16-year-old boy. They charged him with possession of drugs with intent to distribute and possession of a handgun, police said.

The handgun charge is unrelated to the incident at the car pound parking lot, authorities say.

Additionally, county officers arrested an 18-year-old man. A fifth person is suspected of being involved and could soon face charges, county officials said.

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Metropolitan Police Department officers are investigating the incident.

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