BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The driver of a stolen car struck a police vehicle multiple times while trying to flee a traffic stop before another officer opened fire Tuesday night, police said.
The officer fired a single shot, according to police, and nobody was struck. The officer inside the vehicle hit by the stolen SUV suffered minor injuries.READ MORE: Hundreds Of COVID-19 Tests Thrown Out From Ripken Stadium After Lab Shuts Down Over Outbreak
A traffic stop was made for the suspected stolen car around 5:30 p.m. in the 6900 block of Blanche Road near the Fallstaff Shopping Center on Reisterstown Road. According to police, the driver tried to leave the scene, repeatedly striking a police car.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Nor'Easter Snowstorm Arrives
After the officer fired a shot, the driver surrendered and was arrested. They are being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center without bond.MORE NEWS: 'I Am Innocent': Marilyn Mosby Talks To Churchgoers About Federal Charges
One officer was transported to an area hospital for treatment and was released, police said.