WASHINGTON — Anne Arundel County Police say Cpl. Larry Adams, who was shot about two weeks ago while checking on the report of a suspicious person at a 7-Eleven, has been released from the hospital.

Police spokesman Lt. T.J. Smith says Adams, 30, has a long way to go for recovery.

Adams was shot around 2:20 a.m. on April 10 in the area of 720 College Parkway near Arnold.

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Police say Adams approached the man after someone reported a suspicious person in the area. Smith says he was not responding to his radio and says the officer went to the 7-Eleven store for a routine business check.

Police say during the officer’s investigation, some type of altercation ensued, the suspect fled and the officer followed him. Smith says both ran away from the nearby 7-Eleven and witnesses then heard at least one gunshot.

The suspect apparently had a weapon of his own and did not use the officers weapon to shoot him, Smith says.

Smith says other responding officers found the injured officer suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body. He was transported to Shock Trauma at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore and was in critical condition.

He was upgraded from critical to serious condition a few days later.

A man and woman have been charged in connection with the shooting.

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