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BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore City police officer is shot in East Baltimore. The investigation is unfolding by the minute.

Meghan McCorkell reports.

The officer was rushed to Shock Trauma, where doctors employed life-saving tactics only used in Baltimore.

Doctors say the officer is in extremely critical, but stable condition.

Police say the officer was a bystander in the 1900 block of Belair Road. Someone fired shots into his personal vehicle. He was hit multiple times in the torso.

According to our media partner, The Baltimore Sun, investigators are working in the area around a black SUV.

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There is a strong police presence at Shock Trauma Friday night.

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is on scene.

The mayor put a message out on Twitter, saying: “My heart is heavy for the Baltimore police officer who was injured today. My thoughts and prayers are with him and…

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