Baltimore officer killed while serving warrant on wanted man

NBC 4 Washington: A Baltimore County police officer was shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire early Wednesday while serving a search warrant at a Catonsville home, police said.

Officer Jason Schneider, 36, was pronounced dead at the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Shock Trauma Center.

Late Wednesday, police said the man suspected of shooting Schneider, 25-year-old Tevon Smith of Catonsville, died at Shock Trauma.
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A preliminary investigation showed that Schneider’s vest stopped several rounds, but one round traveled underneath his vest, striking him in the back.

Schneider was part of a team of tactical officers whose duties include serving high-risk warrants. They were delivering a warrant for a non-fatal shooting a week earlier

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