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Officer Killed: Six Shot Near Baltimore Nightclub


BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say 1 Baltimore police officer has died and also another man after shooting erupted near a downtown nightclub follwoing reports of a fight.

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the 33-year-old officer and the man died after being shot early Sunday.

Guglielmi declined to immediately identify the victims by name. He says a second officer was injured with a shot to one leg and three women were also injured. He had no reports on their conditions.

He says officers were called to a downtown club after a report of a large fight and summoned additional officers. He says some officers fired weapons and investigators are trying to determine whether there was any civilian gunfire.

Guglielmi says no arrests have been made but dozens of people are being questioned.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say six people have been shot and injured, including two police officers, near a Baltimore nightclub after reports of a large fight.

Baltimore police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says an officer was in critical condition and one of the four civilians also appeared to have severe injuries after the shooting occurred after 1:15 a.m. Sunday.

Guglielmi told The Associated Press that several officers were called to a report of fighting at the downtown establishment Club Select that subsequently spilled outside.

He says no immediate arrests were made. Guglielmi says at least some officers fired weapons, but details were sketchy and several people were being questioned.

He did not immediately identify the officers and others shot.

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