UPDATE: The officer who was shot Sunday has been released from the hospital. The area of the shooting, which had been cordoned off, has been release.
A suspect is dead following a Sunday shootout with police that left one officer wounded.
Interim Baltimore City Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said the officers were conducting uniformed crime suppression in and around the 800 block of Vine Street when the incident occurred.
Update on Baltimore police officer shot in the line of duty https://t.co/eiVWmoSknZ
— Baltimore Police (@BaltimorePolice) September 24, 2018
Our own Abby Isaacs caught up with Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh who said the officer is expected to be okay and could be released from Shock Trauma as early as late Sunday night.
UPDATE: just heard from @MayorPugh50 outside @shocktrauma that the officer is doing ok and is expected to be released later tonight. She says his family is here with him. “Pray for Baltimore” @WMAR2News pic.twitter.com/gUFT9wutcq
— Abby Isaacs WMAR (@AbbyIsaacsNews) September 24, 2018
Baltimore City's Fraternal Order of Police tweeted that the injured officer is in good spirits.
President Gene Ryan responded to Shock Trauma and reports that our injured officer is in good spirits with no life threatening injuries. We thank the community, and our membership, for their support and prayers.
— Baltimore City FOP (@FOP3) September 24, 2018
The chaotic aftermath and rapid police response was captured on video.
BREAKING FOOTAGE POLICE INVOLVED SHOOT OUT IN LEXINGTON TERRACE. FREMONT AND VINE. OFFICER HIT. MANY SHOTS. HAPPENING RIGHT NOW!!! @wbaltv11 @FOXBaltimore @jemillerwbal @kellyamedia #Baltimore pic.twitter.com/XRE1N8nOIF
— BMore Awesome Mag (@BMoreAwesomeMag) September 23, 2018
Click here to listen to the dispatch audio beginning at around the 12:40 mark.
According to Tuggle, the male Officer is a veteran of the department.
No details have been released on the suspect.
After cordoning off the crime scene throughout Sunday evening, police reopened the area around 7 a.m. on Monday.
And this is not the first shooting this neighborhood has seen in the past couple of months.
August 7, 11:43 p.m.: Western District patrol officers responded to the unit block of Poppleton for a report of a shooting a 19 year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the foot.
August 8, 12:05 p.m.: While investigating a shooting in the unit block of Poppleton Street, officers heard several gunshots coming just North of their location. Officers take off on foot to the 800 block of Vine Street, where they locate a 50 year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the back in stable condition.
August 20, 12:24pm: Officers were called to the 800 block of W. Saratoga Street for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a 26-year old man with a gunshot wound to his side.
September 18, 10:19 p.m.: Western District patrol officers responded to the 800 block of Vine Street for a report of a shootinga 28 year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the foot in good condition.