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Off-duty D.C. police sergeant fatally shot in Baltimore

Posted at 1:21 PM, Nov 04, 2017

An off-duty D.C. police sergeant has died and a woman was injured in a shooting in west Baltimore. 

Baltimore City police said officers were called around 12:45 a.m. to the 2800 block of Elgin Avenue for a reported shooting on Saturday.  

When officers arrived, they discovered Tony Mason Jr, 40, suffering from a gunshot wound to his body and a 43-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to her leg. 

Both victims were transported to an area hospital where Mason died from his injuries.  

Detectives believe both victims were sitting inside of a parked car when an unknown suspect approached the vehicle and began shooting.  

Baltimore police said Mason was a sergeant with the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department who was off-duty at the time of the shooting. 

Officials are offering up to $20,000 for info about the shooting of the police sergeant.

If you have any information regarding this incident they urge people to call ATF or Baltimore Police with info. Text tips to 443-902-4824.