Samuel Snyder, a 30-year veteran of the Baltimore County Police Department, was fatally shot while assisting fellow officers break up a fight between a man and a woman at a Joppa Road diner.
She was transported to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center but did not survive, according to CBS.
The officer was shot in the head, according to Governor Larry Hogan, and affiliate WJZ.
Authorities say a Baltimore County police officer who was fatally injured while investigating a suspicious vehicle had been on the force for nearly four years. This officer will be the 11th to die on duty.
Vinson added that she immediately received treatment after neighbors called authorities, but was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital.
The fatal confrontation happened at the end of a cul-de-sac on Linwen Way off Belair Road in a heavily residential area of Perry Hall, police said.
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A Delta flight was getting ready to take off from the runway when passengers were made aware of a medical emergency. Adams was on a flight from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta to catch a connecting flight to Mississippi's capital city.
SkyTeam 11 Capt. Roy Taylor reported the suspect or suspects left the scene in a Jeep Wrangler, then bailed out of the vehicle in the area of Pine Hill and Belair roads.
At this time, police are not able to confirm if the officer was shot. "We are seeing police officers assaulted". "Our prayers go out to this fearless officer's family, @BACOPoliceFire, and the Baltimore County community".
"This tragedy is a solemn reminder of the sacrifice our police and public safety personnel make and are prepared to make to keep us safe each and every day", said Baltimore County Councilman Julian Jones.
Police Cpl. Shawn Vinson said at a news briefing Monday evening that canine units and aviation units are part of the extensive manhunt that is continuing in and around a suburban Baltimore community where the office was fatally injured. No one should lose his or her life at the hands of another while trying to protect our communities.
Witnesses reported hearing a pop and seeing the officer run over by a Jeep, The Associated Press writes. "Call school administrators for further instructions". "One of the officers must have gotten out of the auto, I'm not sure if gunfire was exchanged or if they ran over her, but she was laying in the street", she said. Belair Road between Ebenezer Road and Chapel Road has been shut down. Police specified that three schools-Perry Hall Elementary, Seven Oaks Elementary and Gunpowder Elementary-were "being held over on alert status due to active police activity in the area", and said students were not being dismissed.