Off-duty trooper kills man during shootout

Two dead in confrontation at 24-hour restaurant
Posted at 8:55 PM, Jul 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-09 23:49:03-04

Police say two men are dead after a gunfight in which an off-duty state trooper intervened and fired shots.

Maryland State Police say the trooper was working security 2 a.m. Sunday at a Salisbury restaurant when he heard shots fired in a parking lot.

Police say one of the two men involved in the gunfight fired shots at the trooper, who returned fire. The trooper was not hurt but police say the two men involved in the initial gunfight both died.