By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Police Department on Wednesday identified a man who was shot by police after they say he pointed a gun during an altercation outside The Block and later at a police officer.

Terrance Tyrone Hillman, 32, allegedly pointed his gun during a a group altercation outside the stretch of strip clubs and bars, and later ran from the scene and pointed the gun at an officer who was pursuing him, police said.

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About 1:45 a.m. on Aug. 12, officers saw a fight near the intersection of Baltimore and Holliday streets and approached the group. They heard what they believed to be gunfire and allegedly saw Hillman pointing a firearm.

Hillman ran westbound and allegedly turned and pointed his handgun at an officer giving chase, police said.

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Officer Alexandros Haziminas fired his gun three times and struck Hillman, who was taken to a hospital for treatment and later released, police said.

Hillman is being held at Central Booking on charges related to the incident and other outstanding warrants, police said.

Haziminas is a assigned to the Central District and has been with the Baltimore Police Department since February 2014.

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The Special Investigation Response Team is still investigating the shooting, police said.

CBS Baltimore Staff