JESSUP, Md. (WJZ) — A Howard County police officer shot a man after he allegedly confronted the officer with a handgun in Jessup.
According to police, the incident happened at approximately 9:17 p.m. Sunday. First responders were called to the Extended Stay America hotel in the 8500 block of Washington Boulevard for a report of a man acting erratically in the lobby and in need of medical assistance.
Officials said once the responders arrived, the man displayed the gun and confronted police in the parking lot. An officer then shot him.
The man has been identified as 42-year-old Terrell Ramont Carroll. He faces charges of assault; assault on a law enforcement officer; and weapon violations.
He currently is in serious condition at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
No one else was injured in the shooting.
Police continue to investigate.