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Officer involved in Duke's Motel shooting name released by police

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Posted at 6:50 PM, Jul 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 18:50:06-04

ROSEDALE, Md. — Baltimore County Police have released the name of the officer involved in the shooting of the suspect on July 6 at the Duke’s Motel.

Officer McCampbell is a 20-year veteran currently assigned to Tactical Unit. He has not been involved in any prior shootings.

The shootout began with Baltimore County Police trying to get into 43-year-old Kareem Morgan's room to arrest him. This is when Morgan began shooting at police. Officers then returned fire and Morgan was shot and killed.

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Officer McCampbell has been placed on routine administrative leave.