A U.S. Marshal was shot Thursday morning in Baltimore while serving an arrest warrant for a fugitive wanted on charges of attempted murder and armed robbery, according to law enforcement officials.
Confirmed: member of the U.S. Marshals shot while serving arrest warrant in the 1400 block of N. Mount Street
— Baltimore Police (@BaltimorePolice) February 4, 2021
While the marshal was serving the warrant at around 6:45 a.m., the suspect fired at the marshal before the marshal shot back, killing the suspect, according to Don Snider, Commander of the U.S. Marshals Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force. (RELATED: 2 FBI Agents Killed, 3 Wounded While Serving Warrant To Florida Man Who Reportedly Possessed Child Pornography)
The deputy that was shot was transported to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center with serious injuries and underwent emergency surgery, according to the U.S. Marshals. The deputy is said to be recovering from surgery.
One deputy US Marshal was shot, transported to Shock Trauma with serious injuries and is recovering from surgery at this time. The suspect was shot and has been declared deceased. We are gathering more details and will have further updates later.
— U.S. Marshals (@USMarshalsHQ) February 4, 2021
The shooting remains part of an ongoing investigation.