Baltimore police officer fatally shoots robbery suspect
Oct. 16, 2017
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer has fatally shot an armed robbery suspect at a convenience store.
The Baltimore Sun reports that the shooting happened just before 3 a.m. Monday at a 7-Eleven store in northeast Baltimore.
Police said an officer was checking in on the store when he came upon a robbery in progress.
WBAL New Radio reports that a police spokeswoman says the officer shot the suspect in the store's parking lot. She said the suspect had a sawed-off shotgun. He later died at a hospital.
Police said the officer is a 17-year veteran of the police department. The spokeswoman said the officer was wearing a body camera. That video will be reviewed.
The officer, store employees and witnesses were not injured.
Information from: WBAL-TV, http://www.wbaltv.com