- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 1, 2016

BALTIMORE (AP) - Police have arrested a man who authorities say fired at officers before they fired back and wounded him during a chase late Tuesday in Northeast Baltimore.

Davi Ralph, 29, was arrested and charged with attempted murder of a police officer and assault.

It happened late Tuesday night when officers responded to a 911 call reporting gunfire and spotted a gunman, who then fled on foot, Col. Stanley Brandford, chief of the criminal investigation division, said at a news conference shortly after the incident.

“At some point in time, the gunman - as the officers were chasing him - turned toward the officers and fired several shots,” Brandford said. “Responding officers returned fire, at which time the suspect was shot … several times.”

Ralph, who fired two rounds at the officers, was taken to the hospital, where he is in stable condition, Brandford said. The officers were not injured, he said.

Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said Wednesday that two officers were involved, a nine-year veteran and a two-year veteran both assigned to Northeast District patrol, and both fired their service weapons. Both officers were uninjured, and have been placed on routine administrative leave.

Davis added that the officers were not outfitted with body-worn cameras, however one officer who responded to the scene after the incident was wearing a body camera. Investigators obtained and reviewed that footage, he said.

Maj. Ian Dombrowski said officers recovered a 9-mm semi-automatic handgun on the scene.

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