BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police have released the body-worn camera footage from an officer-involved shooting in south Baltimore last month.
The shooting happened around 7:35 p.m. on February 17 in the 400 block of Gilmore Street. Police were in the area when they saw a man they believed to be armed.READ MORE: Struggling Concert Venues Still Waiting On Federal Aid Promised In COVID-19 Relief Package
The video shows the man with a handgun point it at an officer inside a squad car and fire, hitting the vehicle.
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Officer Courtney Wright, the officer who was fired at, returned fire. The shooter fled into an alley and was able to get away, police said.
Wright has been a member of the department since September 2011.
The shooting remains under investigation; anyone with information should call police at 410-396-2300 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.MORE NEWS: 4 Men Shot By At Least 2 People While Playing Dice Game Tuesday Afternoon In East Baltimore, Police Say