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One killed, another injured after being shot by armed security guard at a Giant grocery store

Investigators learned they were shot after a physical altercation
Reisterstown Giant shooting
Posted at 5:43 PM, Jul 13, 2021

BALTIMORE — One man is dead and a woman was injured after a shooting outside of a Giant grocery store in the 6600 block of Reisterstown Road on Tuesday.

The shooting took place at around 4:37 p.m. and when officers arrived they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds and a woman suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand.

Both were taken to the hospital and the man was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Investigators learned that both of them were shot by an armed security guard working in the grocery store after a physical altercation.

A spokesperson for Mayor Brandon Scott’s office confirmed his mother was inside of the store when the shooting happened. We're told she is a bit shaken but luckily was not injured.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Homicide detectives, at 410-396-2100.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCK-UP. You can also submit an anonymous online text-tip to Metro Crime Stoppers by visiting the MCS website.