BALTIMORE (WBFF) - NEW INFO: Police have identified the suspect in Thursday's deadly police-involved shooting. The suspect, who was fatally wounded after an exchange of gunfire is 34-year-old Dontae Green.
Green was wanted on 19 charges related to a shooting incident over the weekend at an area supermarket. Police say Green was a "high-risk fugitive", wanted on attempted murder, armed robbery, and handgun charges.
Police say when federal Marshals arrived at the home in the 1400 block of Mount St, they announced themselves and knocked before making entry into the home. Police say when Marshals entered, Green opened fire from a closet.
The U.S. Marshal was shot in the torso and rushed to Shock Trauma. Dr. Thomas Scalea said the officer was very sick when he came in. He was rapidly evaluated and sent to surgery. He is currently in the Intensive Care Unit on life support. Dr. Thomas Scalea said of the officer's condition, "Very hopeful but you just never know...it's just too early."
Those living in West Baltimore woke up to gunshots, crime scene tape, and police officers Thursday morning.
"It's crazy. It’s bound to happen in this neighborhood," says mom Leah Jones. "In this type of community, high crime rate, drugs everything."
Jones has only lived nearby the past couple of months.
"The police officers are coming to do their job and then he gets shot and then the outcome is somebody else loses their life," she says. "I have three young kids that’s growing up in this community. Just put the guns down. At the end of the day taking a person's life is not worth it."
"This is an incident we just had this weekend," says Baltimore mayor Brandon Scott. "It shows how proactive the department is being going after those who are recklessly acting with abandon with the safety of their fellow Baltimoreans. It’s something we will not tolerate."
A member of the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Taskforce was shot this morning while trying to serve a warrant.
The suspect was wanted for attempted murder and armed robbery.
According to Don Snider, commander of a task force, the team was serving a warrant around 6:45 a.m. when the suspect opened fire. The deputies returned fire.
The suspect was killed.
The U.S. Marshal was hit. The officer remains in serious condition at Shock Trauma after surgery.
Fox 45 News uncovered that Green, according to Baltimore Police, was involved in an armed standoff with officers in 2018. Police were responding to a call about a protective order and Green barricaded himself inside his bedroom until officers were able to negotiate his peaceful surrender.
It's raising new questions tonight from some including Former federal prosecutor Thiru Vignarajah who says it highlights a dangerous pattern in Baltimore City, violent offenders with guns being released.
"Revolving door defendants, individuals that are in and out of trouble that don’t respect the law, that are willing to pull a gun on law enforcement, willing to fire on people to protect themselves it has to end ," said Vignarajah.
Baltimore City should have a better plan he says to address violent offenders with weapons.
"This is a common feature of so many tragedies in Baltimore where a person is on the street when they shouldn’t be, we don't have a game plan right now and that's everybody's fault."
"Thank you to the commissioner and to the mayor for all their support during this trying time for us. I appreciate everything," said Snider.
Mayor Brandon Scott and Baltimore's Police Commissioner were on scene.
This is a developing story.
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