BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say an officer shot and wounded a man who they say drew a gun during a fight and pointed it at an officer. News outlets report the man was taken to a hospital with injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening after the shooting Thursday. Commissioner Michael Harrison says officers were on routine assignment helping to close down clubs in the adult entertainment area known as The Block when they saw a fight escalate. He says an officer’s body camera footage showed the man pulled a gun and fled, then turned toward the officer, who fired. It was the second shooting by Baltimore police this week. Police have identified a man fatally shot early Monday as Marcus Martin.
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