GLEN BURNIE, Md. - Police in Anne Arundel County are warning of bogus fundraisers for two officers who were wounded chasing a murder suspect this week.
Police issued a warning Saturday on Twitter about the fake GoFundMe sites circulating online:
The chase began after police discovered a man shot to death Wednesday in a Glen Burnie home.
Police then say a suspect sped away and fired shots during a subsequent traffic stop on Fort Smallwood Road. Police say one detective was shot near the traffic stop. A second detective, who pursued the suspected shooter, was shot in the Stony Beach section of Anne Arundel County.
Both officers are now recovering.
Court records show 22-year-old Joseph Robert Mitchell Willis of Pasadena, Md. was charged Friday with the Glen Burnie murder and attempted murder of the two officers. He is being held without bond.
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