Baltimore officer dies days after being shot in patrol car

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This combo of booking photo release by the Baltimore Police Department shows Travon Shaw, left, and Elliot Knox. The two men have been arrested and charged in a recent ambush shooting that critically wounded a Baltimore police officer and a second shooting soon afterward that left a man dead, police announced Friday, Dec. 17, 2021. (Baltimore Police Department via AP)

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer has died after being removed from life support one week after she was shot while sitting in her patrol car.

Officer Keona Holley was taken off life support on Dec. 23. (Baltimore City Police Department)

Baltimore police said Thursday that Officer Keona Holley’s health had been deteriorating in recent days and the family made the difficult decision to end life support. She died shortly thereafter.

Two men — 31-year-old Elliot Knox and 32-year-old Travon Shaw — have been arrested and charged in her shooting as well as a second shooting soon afterward that left a man dead.

The 39-year-old Holley was on duty in her patrol car when she was shot in the early morning hours of Dec. 16.

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