Police investigating officer-involved shooting in Olney

- Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Olney.

The incident occurred just before 6:00 p.m. on the 400 block of Linley Avenue.

Officers were controlling the area and spotted a vehicle that was parked illegally at the corner. It was occupied by three men.

Police made a U-turn to investigate the vehicle and conducted a car stop.

As they approached the car, a man exited from the rear driver’s side and began to flee on foot. An officer noticed something in his hand and a chase ensued.

The man had a gun in his hand and the officer fired. The officer then pushed him, and the man stumbled into a car.

As the man started to gather himself, he turned around with a gun in his hand and began to run toward the officer’s partner. The officer fired, striking the man once.

He was taken to Einstein in critical, but stable condition.

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