A police officer has been shot this afternoon in northeast Baltimore.
According to WBALTV11, The sergeant was taken by ambulance to Shock Trauma after a shooting in a residential area of the 5500 block of Summerfield Avenue. Police blocked off Interstate 95 to transport the sergeant to the hospital, where they arrived shortly after 4 p.m. SkyTeam 11 Capt. Roy Taylor said there were about five or six shell casings on the ground at the scene. A witness said she thought the assailants tried to rob the officer, who was dressed in plain clothes. "They began to shoot, and I heard like four or five gunshots, and then they took something from him," a witness said. "They went off in a black car."