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Baltimore County Police release body-worn camera video of March 17 officer-involved shooting

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Posted at 7:17 PM, Mar 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-28 15:20:01-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore County Police released body-worn camera video from a March 17 officer-involved shooting where a suspect was critically injured.

The shooting happened near the City's Southwest District Police Station in the 400 block of Hurley Avenue.

On March 17, at about 3:00 p.m., Baltimore County Police officers from the Woodlawn Precinct responded to the 1400 block of Adamsview Road for a report of a disturbance involving a firearm.

When officers arrived on the scene, the victim reported a man blocking his driveway pointed a gun at him. The victim told officers the suspect left the location, before officers arrived and was last seen driving a GMC Envoy.

Police say they were looking for the suspect that led them to the city.

Members of the Baltimore County Police Department located the suspect’s vehicle on Hurley Avenue in Baltimore City.

When officers approached the vehicle, the suspect pointed what they believed to be a gun at them, which resulted in an officer shooting the suspect.

The suspect, 21 year-old Samuel Arnold, was critically injured, but a warrant has been issued and served on Arnold.

He has been charged with various counts of assault and a weapon violation.

"The suspect exited the vehicle, displayed what appeared to be a handgun or a weapon of some sort which led officers at least one officer discharge his weapon.”

The criminal investigation will continue to be handled by Baltimore City Police Department. The administrative investigation will be conducted by Baltimore County Police Department.

The reported disturbance call involving a firearm remains an open investigation within the Baltimore County Police Department.

To view the body-worn camera video, aviation unit video, audio from a redacted 911 call, and radio transmissions, click here.