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Amid nation's police-community tensions, Baltimore officers kill man in exchange of gunfire

Amid nation's police-community tensions, Baltimore officers kill man in exchange of gunfire

A week after five police officers were fatally shot in Dallas by a sniper during a protest against police shootings, Baltimore police say four officers came under fire from a 33-year-old man with a self-assembled, high-powered long gun.

Two of the officers returned fire, fatally wounding the man and spurring a massive police response outside a West Baltimore apartment complex Thursday night.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said Friday that the two officers who fired their weapons amid the "chaotic scene" have been placed on routine administrative duties pending an investigation into the incident.

He said a preliminary...

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