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Officials remove the body of Steven Jones from the home at which he was fatally shot as police served a warrant Tuesday in Baltimore. Maryland State Trooper Eric D. Workman was taken to shock trauma after he was also hit with gun fire during the skirmish. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

Wounded Md. trooper clinging to life; suspect fatally shot

A Maryland state trooper suffered life-threatening injuries yesterday when police closing in on a robbery suspect traded shots with the man - a recently released drug offender who had previously been accused of ramming a police car to avoid arrest.

Tfc. Eric D. Workman underwent two surgeries after being shot during a pre-dawn raid at a Baltimore County home. He was in critical condition early today in the intensive care unit at Maryland Shock Trauma Center ... Full Story

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