Two police officers working with U.S. Marshals were injured in a shootout while attempting to serve a murder warrant Wednesday.
The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Cedonia and Radecke Avenues, in the 5900 block of Radecke Avenue in the northeast part of the city, police confirmed to CBS 13. Reports indicate the suspect is now dead.
From a few mins ago… Lots of police driving by on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Officers blocking off traffic. pic.twitter.com/uMzPkrRzeZ
— Stetson Miller (@stetsonmreports) February 12, 2020
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s office reportedly confirmed the two officers injured in the shooting incident included a member of Baltimore city police and and a Baltimore County officer.
The incident reportedly prompted a large scale police response.
The Baltimore field division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) confirmed it was also responding to the shooting.
ATF Special Agents are responding to assist at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Northeast Baltimore. pic.twitter.com/AAh5mECSYs
— ATF Baltimore (@ATFBaltimore) February 12, 2020
The Baltimore Office of Emergency Management (OEM) also warned commuters to expect road closures and delays in the area where the shooting incident occurred.
There is Law Enforcement activity in the area of Radecke Av & Cedonia Av 21206. Expect road closures and traffic delays. Avoid the area. #BalTraffic
— Baltimore OEM (@BaltimoreOEM) February 12, 2020
One officer was reportedly shot in the leg, while another was shot in the stomach.
The injured officer were reportedly being treated at a shock trauma center in Baltimore. The condition of the officers is not yet known.