Baltimore cop killed in parking spat

Oct. 17, 2010 at 7:21 AM

BALTIMORE, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A man killed an off-duty detective in Baltimore with a blow to the head in a parking dispute, police said Sunday.

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told The Baltimore Sun Detective Brian Stevenson, 38, was struck on the head with a brick or piece of concrete Saturday night.

Stevenson, an 18-year police veteran, was out celebrating his birthday, CNN reported.

Guglielmi said Stevenson got into a dispute with a group of people outside a restaurant over a parking spot.

At a news conference early Sunday, Police Commissioner Frederick Bealefeld said Stevenson was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins hospital, CNN said. The chief said witnesses have been cooperative and a suspect was in custody but hadn't yet been charged.

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