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Baltimore police ID man shot by officers

Sunday - 8/26/2012, 8:36pm  ET

BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore police have identified a man who was shot and wounded after he fired a gun in the direction of officers.

Police identified the man as 27-year-old Oba Mitchiner of Baltimore. Baltimore police say officers responded to a report of gunfire about 10 p.m. Friday and found an man who appeared to be firing shots outside the home of a woman he knew. Police say the man was shot after he fired in the direction of hte officers.

The Baltimore Sun reported Sunday ( that Mitchiner lives in same block as the shooting scene. Mitchiner was reported in serious but stable condition following the shooting.

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