FILE: Officer Gondo Shot in NE Baltimore

    FILE: Officer Gondo Shot in NE Baltimore

    (BALTIMORE ) WBFF-- FILE: (December 5, 2006)

    It happened on the Alameda.

    Shattered glass follows the path of one stray bullet.

    The gun battle wounded one police officer, and now residents wonder if an officer can be targeted, who's next...

    Resident John Hardy said, "It's dangerous.. people are talking about Iraq.. it's just as dangerous here as it is in Iraq."

    Twenty-three year old Momodu Gondo was going home after work, when he was approached outside his home.

    Police say there was an exchange of gunfire and Officer Gondo was struck a number of times.

    He went through three hours of surgery at shock trauma and survived.

    Sources tell FOX45 News police stepped up patrols in that neighborhood after a rash of robberies.

    It lead to three major arrests last month.

    Police say the motive for this officer's shooting is not clear...

    But residents say... It may have been robbery.

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