Md. officer fatally shoots knife-wielding man


The Annapolis Capital

TOWSON (Md.) — Police in Baltimore County said a man is dead after he was shot by a police officer he threatened with a knife.

Police said the officer was on patrol just before 4 a.m. Sunday when he saw a suspicious man behind a gas station in the area of Edmondson Avenue and North Bend Road. Police said the officer asked the man to come out from behind bushes, but the man refused and pointed a knife at the officer.

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