Julio Cesar Moran-Ruiz, 36

Howard County, Maryland
August 28, 2020

Agencies: Maryland State Police

Cause of death: Shooting

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Julio Cesar Moran-Ruiz, 36 of Baltimore, was shot and killed by a Maryland state trooper during a drunk driving stop. Moran-Ruiz who fled a traffic stop along I-95 in Howard County early Friday and according to police, dragged a trooper 2,000 feet down the highway.

Police said there was a delay in identifying him because he didn't have an ID on him.

The trooper was treated at a Baltimore hospital's shock trauma center and released later Friday morning, Maryland State Police Superintendent Col. Woodrow W. Jones said. The nature of the trooper's injuries is unclear.