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  1. #1
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    Feb 2010

    MD - Howard County police officer injured in shootout, 23 Oct 2013

    Late last night a manhunt was underway in Laurel MD; howard county MD for a man who shot an officer. Officer was in serious but stable cond and had helio lift from the site. Very wooded. Manhunt then faced every car leaving the area; checked all trunks with rifles drawn.

    This morning he has been captured. His name released and he has an almost exact same crime in another state except that time he didn't shoot anyone:


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  2. #2
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    Apr 2013
    November 2014:


    A homeless man convicted of attempted murder for shooting a Howard County police officer in broad daylight was sentenced to 56 years in prison Friday.

    Stephon Prather, 30, of no fixed address, was sentenced in connection with the Oct. 23, 2013, shootout with three county police officers that occurred in the middle of Route 1 in North Laurel. In July, a Howard County jury convicted Prather of three counts of second-degree attempted murder and other charges stemming from the incident that hospitalized officer Steven Houk, a then two-year veteran of the force, with a gunshot wound...

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