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Security guard shoots suspect who tries to take his gun in north Baltimore

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Posted at 10:17 AM, Jul 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-31 10:17:15-04

A security guard shot a man who tried to take the guard's weapon, in north Baltimore on Saturday evening.

Police responded at about 8:10 p.m. to Maryland Avenue near West 20th Street.

They said an unknown male tried to take a security officer's weapon. After a brief struggle, the security officer got control of the weapon and shot the suspect.

The suspect fled and went to a nearby hospital with a graze wound to the abdomen. Police said they now have him in custody.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Northern District detectives, at 410-396-2455. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP. You can also text tips through the Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland website.