Maryland Gov.: Baltimore County police officer fatally shot

Published: May 21, 2018 4:29 PM EDT
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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has confirmed the death of a Baltimore County police officer who was shot while investigating a suspicious vehicle.

Baltimore County authorities said police are searching for at least one armed suspect.

Police spokeswoman Julia Hardgrove said the officer had been investigating a suspicious vehicle on Linwen Way in the community of Perry Hall.

Hogan says “we’re deeply saddened” that the “brave officer” was shot in the line of duty.