A Baltimore police officer who was not on duty shoots and kills the perpetrator suspected of a shooting that left two dead – .

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A Baltimore police officer who was not on duty shoots and kills the perpetrator suspected of a shooting that left two dead – .


A police officer on leave who had his hair cut Saturday by gunshots and killed a suspect suspected of being behind a weekend shooting in Baltimore that left two people dead.

According to a statement shared on social media by the Baltimore Police Department, authorities arrived at the scene of a barber shop and “learned that an armed gunman entered the business and shot and killed A barber in front of a policeman on leave who was in the company at the time “shot the suspect, killing him”.

File photo – A man sits on a park bench overlooking the harbor and the Baltimore skyline, Baltimore, Maryland.
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“Investigators believe that the suspect involved in this shooting was also responsible for the shooting that occurred today in the 5000 block of East Oliver Street and the homicide in the 4600 block of Eastern Avenue,” the service said. police.

At a press conference, Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said the unidentified officer on leave “reacted immediately to the shooting and with great bravery drew his gun and shot. the aggressor, hitting him ”.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison at a community meeting February 11, 2019 at Forest Park High School. (Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun / Tribune News Service via Getty Images)
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Harrison also said that “detectives are working to determine the connectivity between this police shooting, this homicide against the barber, in relation to two other shootings which occurred shortly before this shooting”.

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(Office of the State Attorney’s Office for the City of Baltimore)

“We’re dealing with three different scenes in three parts of town,” Harrison said, noting the ongoing investigation. “Although this attacker has died of his injuries, we will still need answers to these questions. “

Authorities have also said that a victim involved in the shooting in the 5000 block of East Oliver Street is in critical condition.

The Baltimore Police Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Fox News.

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