By Jennifer McMenamin
BALTIMORE, Md. — A Baltimore police officer killed a soldier in a bustling downtown entertainment district early yesterday after the serviceman fired a large-caliber gun at the officer, who was trying to break up a fight in a parking garage, a Police Department spokeswoman said.
Cpl. Alexander E. Larkin, 25, who was assigned to the military intelligence unit at Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County, was pronounced dead about 2 a.m. at the Harbor Park Garage after being shot several times, police said.
Soldier who fired on Balt. police fatally shot