Anne Arundel officer fires stun gun, shoots man
Anne Arundel County police say an officer shot a Pasadena man attacking a woman after a stun gun failed to stop him.
Police say 20-year-old Richard Anthony Malczewski will charged after his released from the hospital.
Police spokesman Justin Mulcahy says the officer was on patrol late Thursday in Glen Burnie when he spotted a man jumping on a minivan.
Mulcahy says the officer fired a stun gun when the man approached, but he ripped out the electrodes and attacked a woman who jumped out of the van. The officer fired his stun gun a second time, and the man pulled out the electrodes again. He was shot after approaching the officer waving an object over his head.
Police said Malczewski's injuries were not life-threatening and the officer was not injured.
This item has been updated since it was first published.
-- Associated Press
Washington Post Editors
April 23, 2010; 10:40 AM ET
Categories: Anne Arundel
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