Suspect testing guns in backyard

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - New information from police Friday includes confirmation that the suspect was firing a shotgun in his backyard as officers arrived on the scene.

Neighbors say he had been shooting there throughout the day in the middle of the neighborhood crowded with homes.

Suspect's injuries are now deemed as non-life-threatening.


Emergency personnel responded to a scene in Southeast Baltimore where there were reports of a suspect shot by a city police officer.

According to Baltimore Police, crews were sent to the 6700 block of Danville Road after receiving word that there was an officer-involved shooting.

According to police, no officers were injured in the shooting.

The suspect was transported to a local hospital's trauma center.

The suspect's condition was not immediately available.

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