Navy Veteran Shot & Wounded By Police While Testing Shotgun In Backyard

Posted on March 31, 2013

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Maryland (Mike Schuh-CBS Baltimore) – A 24-year-old Navy veteran is in intensive care after being shot by city police Thursday night.  His family tells WJZ that he was testing out a shotgun after being the victim of a home invasion.

Mike Schuh spoke exclusively to the man’s father.

Police say officers responded to reports of shots fired Thursday night outside a home in the 8700-block of Danville Avenue.

“The went to the rear of the location to investigate. They encountered an individual that was armed with a shotgun. During the course of that encounter, one of our officers discharged, striking the suspect,” said  Sgt. Eric Kowalczyk, police spokesman.

Read more:     http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2013/03/29/man-shot-wounded-by-officer-in-southeast-baltimore/

(h/t:  Drudge Report)

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