Police Arrest Man With Air Soft Gun; Experiencing ‘Mental Health Crisis’

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– City police have arrested a man, having a “mental health crisis,” who threatened to shoot people with an air soft gun Wednesday.

Officers responded to Hopkins Plaza near Pratt Street, where they found an armed 23-year-old man wearing camouflage.

Police arrested the man and learned the weapon was an air soft gun and the man was experiencing a mental health crisis.

People nearby told officers the man was making statements about shooting people.

The man was taken to an area hospital to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

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