Baltimore County officer shoots knife-wielding man in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say an off-duty officer who shot a knife-wielding man at Washington’s Union Station is from Baltimore County, Maryland.

Police in Washington said Sunday that the off-duty officer saw 25-year-old Rashad Bugg-Bey slash a woman just outside the Metro subway station at Union Station around 8:15 p.m. Saturday. They say Bugg-Bey then approached the off-duty officer, ignoring his order to drop the knife.

Police say the off-duty officer then shot Bugg-Bey.

Police say another woman also suffered a gunshot wound. She was treated and released.

Bugg-Bey and the woman who was slashed were taken to a hospital for treatment.

Bugg-Bey is charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

Baltimore County Police Cpl. George Erhardt says the off-duty officer is with his agency. The officer’s name hasn’t been released. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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