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Man Critical after Parkville Shooting, Police Say

Police ordered the man to drop his weapon and he refused, Baltimore County police said.

Police said that a man refused to drop his weapon and fired his gun.
Police said that a man refused to drop his weapon and fired his gun.

Officials said the man shot by police in Parkville Saturday night was in critical condition Monday afternoon.

The man was shot during a confrontation in which he fired his gun after officers ordered him to drop it, according to a statement from the Baltimore County Police Department.

At 10:45 p.m. on Saturday, a woman told police her husband was suicidal and had a gun, the statement said.

When officers responded to the residence in the 2900 block of Manns Avenue, they started a dialogue with the man, who came outside armed with a handgun, according to the statement.

After police ordered that he drop the weapon and he refused, both the man and an officer fired their guns, the statement said. The man was hit, and the officer was uninjured, police said.

Michael Tindall Jr., 39, was taken to the hospital, where police said he was in critical condition Monday.

Police recovered the weapon at the scene, according to the statement.

The officer involved, an 18-year veteran of the department, was placed on routine administrative leave, police said.

Related: Police Involved in Parkville Shooting

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