WASHINGTON – The man shot and killed by police Wednesday at the Sandy Spring Urban Barbque has now been identified.
Montgomery County Police say two officers fired at 63-year-old Fritz Otto Naecker when he wouldn’t drop the gun in his hand.
Naecker died at the hospital, according to police.
One of the officers, Sergeant James Rudnick, is a 17-year veteran. The other officer involved in the incident, Officer Matthew Wiedner, has been with the department since 2007.
WTOP’s Max Smith contributed to this report.
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