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.READ MORE: Flash Floods In Maryland Close Some Schools, Roads; Several Rescued In High Water, MSP Responds To More Than 500 Calls
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.READ MORE: CDC Advisory Panel Backs FDA Decision For COVID-19 Booster Shots, Baltimoreans React
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.MORE NEWS: 'It's Really Unfortunate': Students In Anne Arundel County React To News Of Postponed Homecoming Dances
The Special Investigation Response Team is still investigating the shooting, police said.