Md. deputies fatally shoot man described as armed, suicidal

BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say they fatally shot a man near a Harford County shopping center after getting calls about an armed, suicidal man.

Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said deputies were called around 2:45 p.m. Saturday and searched for the man for nearly an hour. He said they also spoke with the man on the phone.

They eventually found the man behind a pharmacy in the Forest Hill neighborhood near Bel Air. Deputies shot the man after confronting him; details of the interaction were not released.

Gahler said no deputies were injured.

The adult man who was shot died after being taken to the hospital.

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