Maryland deputy in critical condition after domestic disturbance

(PHOTO: Queen Anne's County Office of the Sheriff)

QUEEN ANNE COUNTY, Md. – According to the Queen Anne’s County Office of the Sheriff, a deputy was shot while responding to a domestic disturbance in Chestertown, Maryland.

According to officials, officers responded to ¬†the 200 block of Edmore Road around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night after reports of a domestic disturbance. The woman involved in the incident was taken to the Sheriff’s Headquarters. Shortly after midnight, the woman was escorted back to her residence to get clothes. While inside, the suspect armed himself with a shotgun and fired at the deputy. The deputy returned fire and both were injured.

Officials say the deputy was flown to Shock Trauma and is in critical condition. The deputy has been identified as Dfc. Warren Scott Hogan. According to police, the suspect was transported to Chester River Medical Center where he later died.

Maryland State Police are now the lead investigators on this incident.