2 Officers On Federal Task Force Shot In Northeast Baltimore

RadioOnFire.com – Two police officers assigned to a U.S. Marshals task force were shot in northeast Baltimore on Wednesday.

There is a heavy police presence near the scene of the shooting in the 5900 block of Radecke Avenue.

SkyTeam 11 is hearing reports of at least two officers were trying to apprehend a suspect when they were injured in a shooting. SkyTeam 11 reported the injured officers were being taken to Shock Trauma. SkyTeam 11 said city police have reported that the suspect is down.

One officer was injured in the leg and the other in the stomach, U.S. Marshals Service spokesman David Lutz said in an email. Both officers were transported to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Lutz said the officers with the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force were working on an attempted murder warrant.

One of the officers was from Baltimore City, while one was from Baltimore County, according to Gov. Larry Hogan’s office. Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski Jr. are at Shock Trauma.

WBAL-TV 11 News reporter David Collins has learned that Mayor Jack Young is returning from Annapolis to Baltimore.

No further information was immediately released. This report will be updated.

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