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Howard County Officers Shoot, Injure Armed Man

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HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Howard County police are investigating after officers shot an armed man in Hanover.

Police say officers were called to Loudon Avenue and Melrose Avenue in Hanover for the report of a man who had fired shots from a gun Monday afternoon. Police say officers confronted the man, but he refused to put the weapon down.

The police department says officers fired shots at the suspect. The man was taken by ambulance to Baltimore Shock Trauma, and his condition was not known Monday evening.

Investigators are working to determine how many officers were involved in the shooting.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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