From the Aberdeen Police Department:
[July 29, 2013 Aberdeen, MD] At about 11:34 hrs patrol officers responded to the area of the Economy Inn, 692 South Philadelphia Boulevard to investigate a report of shots fired.
A witness advised a man wearing a baggy gray shirt and blue jeans was shooting a gun in the area of the motel. Arriving officers confronted an individual matching the description near a vehicle parked in the lot of the motel.
As officers approached, the subject produced a handgun, one officer fired two rounds from his duty weapon striking the subject once in the upper body. Officers provided first aid until the arrival of paramedics from the Aberdeen Fire Department. The subject was transported to Harford Memorial Hospital. He was later transferred to Shock Trauma where he is listed in stable condition. No one else was injured.
The officer involved has been placed on administrative leave. The name of the subject or the officer involved will not be released at this time.