Man shot by officer after refusing to leave Dundalk house fire

DUNDALK, Md. - A man was shot by a Baltimore County Police officer after refusing to leave a house fire in Dundalk Wednesday morning.

Crews responded to a house fire in the 300 block of Pine Street in Dundalk around 8:30 a.m. Officials say that a man and woman were inside the house, and the man refused to leave. 

The officers and the man had a fight, and then the man was shot in the mid-body. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

One of the officers was also treated for smoke inhalation. 

WMAR 2 News will continue to update this story as more information is available

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