A 37-year-old West Baltimore man was fatally shot today during a struggle over his gun at the home of his former girlfriend in the 2300 block of Druid Hill Ave.
City police said the shooting occurred about 4:30 a.m., after the man had forced his way into the woman's house by kicking in ~ ~TC door. He went to the second floor, where he pulled a gun from his pocket. His former girlfriend, a Maryland Division of Correction officer, then ran into a bedroom and closed the door.
Police said the man fired a shot through the door and opened it, and the pair began to struggle for the weapon, a handgun. During the struggle, the gun went off and a bullet struck the man in the chest.