Balt. man attacks cruiser with tire iron; suspect shot

By Liz F. Kay
The Baltimore Sun

BALTIMORE, Md. — A Baltimore police officer shot a man in both legs Saturday night after the man hit his patrol car with a tire iron and, when confronted, threatened the officer, a police spokesman said last night.

The officer was sitting in his patrol car in the 3000 block of Dupont Ave. in Northwest Baltimore about 7:30 p.m. when the man began hitting the cruiser, said the spokesman, Agent Donny Moses.

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