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Baltimore Police officer shot in hand in Cherry Hill

Baltimore Police officer shot in hand in Cherry Hill

A Baltimore police officer was shot in the hand in Cherry Hill on Wednesday evening, hours after a slain detective was laid to rest.

The 30-year-old officer, whom police have not named, was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police have a suspect in custody, Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said in a news conference at the scene on Bridgeview Road shortly before 10 p.m.

Two uniformed officers on the Southern District Action Team, assigned to areas with high violence, approached a person “exhibiting characteristics of an armed gunman,” Davis said.

In a struggle to gain control of the man’s gun, one of...

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