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Notes: Man shot in Potomac Yard Shopping Center was wanted on attempted murder charges

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Yesterday, U.S. Marshals shot and critically wounded a man they said was wanted on attempted murder, assault and firearm charges.

The suspect in question was identified as Stewart Orlando Ray, 37, a suspect in a shooting on Sunday in Talbot County, Maryland. Ray allegedly fired several shots, striking one victim, before fleeing the area.

Witnesses told FOX5 that Ray rammed his truck into the U.S. Marshals’ cars before the Marshals shot at the car. The U.S. Marshals Service said they will not release the names of the officers involved.

Scene of a shooting in Potomac Yard on Aug. 8 (staff photo by James Cullum)

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