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Police release body worn camera footage of April 25 police-involved shooting

Posted at 4:59 PM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 17:38:06-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police release body worn camera footage of the police-involved shooting that took place on April 25 in the 3900 block of Erdman Avenue.

At around 4:50 P.M., officers were in the area when they observed two individuals that were about to engage in a physical altercation. One of the individuals was seen holding a handgun.

As a result, two officers engaged with the individual and at least one fired their departmental issued firearms, striking the armed suspect in the left forearm. The suspect, a 16-year-old teen, dropped the weapon and retreated into an unknown home.

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He was treated at a local hospital and taken to the Juvenile Booking and Intake Facility. The firearm that he tossed was recovered and was determined to be a BB gun. The teen was charged with possession of a BB gun.

The two officers were identified as Police Officer Alexia Davis and Police Officer Lamall Wilson. Officer Davis has been a member of the Baltimore Police Department since April 2018 and Officer Wilson has been a member since November 2016.

The Special Investigation Response Team (S.I.R.T.) continues to investigate this incident and the department has activated its Body Worn Camera policy.