BALTIMORE - A police officer was shot in an ambush-style attack early Thursday morning while sitting in a patrol vehicle in Baltimore's Curtis Bay neighborhood.
The attack happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 4400 block of Pennington Avenue.
Police officials say the officer was on duty and in a parked cruiser when an armed person approach from the rear and fired into the vehicle. The officer was struck by the gunfire and drove a short distance before crashing.
The officer was taken to Shock Trauma and remains there in critical condition.