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UPDATE: Charges Filed In Salisbury Police Involved Shooting

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SALISBURY, Md. - The Salisbury man accused of holding onto a Trooper while trying to flee a traffic stop, has been formally charged.

Maryland State Police say 23-year-old Harry Wyatt-Swift, has been charged with attempted 1st degree murder, attempted 2nd degree murder, 1st and 2nd degree assault, 2nd degree assault on a law enforcement officer, reckless endangerment, false imprisonment, and obstructing/hindering a police officer.

The charges stem from an early Tuesday morning incident, when Wyatt-Swift was pulled over by a Maryland State Police Trooper, on Johnson Road in Salisbury, for speeding and a suspected DUI. During the stop Wyatt-Swift reportedly tried to flee, to which the Trooper reacted by reaching in to grab the car keys.

An investigation shows that the suspect grabbed the Trooper's arm and drove off, with the Trooper hanging out of the driver's side window. According to the report, the Trooper gave repeated instructions for Wyatt-Swift to stop the car, but he continued to drive. The Trooper fearing for his life, shot Wyatt-Swift, who then released the Trooper and continued down the road. Shortly after, Wyatt-Swift hit the guide wire of a utility pole with his car and overturned.

He later surrendered to police, and was taken into custody. Wyatt-Switft is currently being treated at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, for at least one gunshot wound and other injuries sustained during the crash. He is currently under Police guard and will be held without bond once released.

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