PARKVILLE, MD. (WJZ) — Baltimore County Police Officer First Class T. Hays, a 13-year-old veteran wounded by friendly fire in a shooting earlier this month has been released from University of Maryland Shock Trauma, police confirm.
She was one of the several officers to respond to a call for a man with a gun at a house in Parkville.
When officers arrived, the man raised his gun and they opened fire. Officer Hays was accidentally shot by a fellow officer.
The suspect in the shooting was identified as 76-year-old Robert Uhl Johnson. Police believe he committed suicide by police.
Hays is currently assigned to the Parkville precinct and was involved in another police-involved shooting in 2008.
The three other officers involved in the shooting were also identified as:
- Police Officer First Class J. Hummel, an 18 year veteran with no prior police-involved shootings.
- Police Officer First Class A. Burns, a 17 ½ year veteran with no prior police-involved shootings.
- Police Officer First Class J. Deford, a 10 ½ year veteran with no prior police-involved shootings