The suspect involved in an officer-involved shooting in Essex last night has died.
The suspect is identified as Robert Johnson Jr (29) of the unit block of Championship Court, 21117.
The first-arriving officer encountered Johnson in the parking lot of Skipjack Court after responding to a call for a nuisance. The preliminary investigation reveals that the officer made contact with Johnson, who exited the vehicle armed with a gun.
A second injured subject remains hospitalized with an apparent non-life-threatening injury.
Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident. The officer, who will be named at a later time, has been placed on routine administrative leave.