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Officer shoots at fleeing shoplifter's vehicle in Southwest Baltimore

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Posted at 12:09 PM, Sep 05, 2023

BALTIMORE — Baltimore police have arrested Alex Husson, 33, after he allegedly struck two officers with his car in Southwest Baltimore.

Around 11:19 a.m., in the 3600 block of Wilkens Avenue, police were investigating reports of a burglary in the area when they saw Husson stealing from the 7-Eleven.

Police say as they attempted to stop Husson, he got in his car and drove off.

As a result, Husson struck two officers with his SUV.

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Another officer then fired his gun at Husson's vehicle.

Husson was neither shot nor injured during these events.

Both officers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Husson will be taken to Central Booking Intake Facility, where he will be formally charged.