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September 27, 2008

Md. man shot after reaching for officer's gun

By Justin Fenton
The Baltimore Sun

BALTIMORE — A man was shot by city police yesterday morning after he reached for an officer's handgun during a drug stop, police said.

Sterling Clifford, a police spokesman, said three officers on dirt bikes were in the 700 block of Lennox St. in the Reservoir Hill area about 10:45 a.m. when they approached an apartment complex and stopped to interview a man who they believed was involved in drug activity.

Full story: Md. man shot after reaching for officer's gun

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