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April 15, 2008

Plainclothes Baltimore officer shot trying to make arrest

By Annie Linskey
The Baltimore Sun

BALTIMORE — A city police officer and a man he was trying to arrest were seriously wounded yesterday during a series of three daylight gunbattles that played out in a West Baltimore neighborhood.

Officers who swarmed Poplar Grove and West Lanvale streets to help their stricken colleague were met by gunfire from a nearby building. Dozens of heavily armed SWAT members took over the streets, forced two schools into lockdown and surrounded the house.

Full story: Plainclothes Baltimore officer shot trying to make arrest

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