BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police have identified the two officers involved in a shooting inside a northeast Baltimore home early Wednesday morning.
Police Officer Eduardo Ortiz-Delvalle and Police Officer Avery Torand fired at a 33-year-old man inside a home in the 5800 block of Falkirk Road after he allegedly pointed a gun at one of the officers. The man was experiencing a behavioral crisis and the 911 caller, a family member, said the man had been previously diagnosed with a mental health disorder.READ MORE: Three Men Killed In Separate Shootings In Baltimore Saturday
Officer Ortiz-Delvalle has been a member of the Baltimore Police Department since May 2017 and Officer Torand since May 2019.
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The officers were called out to the home around 3:25 a.m. on July 1. When they arrived they encountered the man in the basement of the home and tried to de-escalate the situation. While they were speaking to him, police said he pulled out a gun.
That’s when the officers fired, striking the man multiple times.
They immediately tried to help him until medics arrived. The man is in critical, but stable condition.MORE NEWS: Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Street Sweeper In Rosedale Saturday
Police continue to investigate the shooting and are reviewing the body camera footage.