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Baltimore County police identify man who shot girlfriend before fatal shootout with police

Baltimore County police identify man who shot girlfriend before fatal shootout with police
Police officers outside Duke's Motel in Rosedale, where a man was fatally shot by police attempting to serve a warrant. (Christina Tkacik / Baltimore Sun)

Baltimore County police spokeswoman Ofc. Jennifer Peach said Sunday night that police have confirmed that a man killed in a shootout with officers at Duke’s Motel in Rosedale on Saturday had shot his 37-year-old ex-girlfriend that morning. The woman is expected to survive her injuries.

Police identified the man Monday afternoon as Kareem Omar Morgan, 43, of Dundalk. Morgan was killed during an exchange of gunfire Saturday evening after a tactical team went to the motel to arrest him, police said. Police also confirmed that Morgan shot his girlfriend in the lower body at her home in the 1700 block of Winding Brook Way in Windsor Mill around 5 a.m. Saturday.

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After the initial investigation into the domestic dispute, police said a patrol officer noticed the suspect’s car in the motel’s parking lot and obtained search and arrest warrants.

All the officers involved in the shooting will be placed on routine administrative leave, police said.

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