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Baltimore County officer shoots, injures woman

Saturday - 5/11/2013, 11:08am  ET

PIKESVILLE, Md. (AP) -- Baltimore County police say an officer shot and seriously wounded a woman who pulled a gun on him.

It happened around 2 a.m. Saturday when an officer responded to a call about a suspicious person on Northbrook Road in Pikesville.

Police say the officer saw a woman throw a large rock at a house, smashing a window, and then pulled out a handgun.

The police department says the woman refused to drop the gun and the officer then shot her several times. The woman was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

Police didn't immediately release the name of the officer or the woman.

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