Maryland: 3 Killed And Others Sustained Injuries As Man Open Gun Fire In Business Park. A gunman has opened fire at a business park and killed three people, according to American media.
People are being asked to avoid the area near Aberdeen in the Perryman region, roughly 30 miles northeast of Baltimore.
The shooting suspect is a woman and has been taken to hospital.
The gunfire broke out at the Rite Aid distribution centre. A witness, Bo, who did not want to share his last name, described the scene to WBAL.
“We were like two blocks over when we got completely bombarded by – I’m not exaggerating – 20-30 cops, and then ambulances and everything started pouring in.
“At that point, they blocked us in and we tried to turn around,” Bo said. “They’re telling us that there is an active shooter.”
The sheriff’s department warned people to avoid the area.
Harford Sheriff tweeted: “We can confirm there was a shooting in the area of Spesutia Road and Perryman Road. Multiple victims. The situation is still fluid.”
Local media report police using K-9 teams in an apparent effort to locate the shooter.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted that his office was closely monitoring the “horrific shooting” in Aberdeen
A caller, identifying herself as Alexi, told WBAL her mother had texted her from the Liberty Building reporting there was a shooter in the facility.
The FBI Baltimore office and special agents from the Department of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms were also assisting in the investigation, The Baltimore Sun reports.