Three killed in mass shooting in Harford County, Maryland
The shooting took place in a business park in Perryman, a small town adjacent to Aberdeen and less than 30 miles northeast of Baltimore. Deputies were dispatched to the scene shortly after 9am Thursday, and the FBI and ATF responded to assist with the "active shooter situation" shortly afterwards.
The Sheriff’s office said “we can confirm multiple wounded and multiple fatalities.” The suspect was initially taken into custody and transported to the hospital in “critical condition.” She was later pronounced dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. None of the officers fired their weapons during the response, the sheriff said.
The suspect, identified as Snochia Moseley, 26, had a temporary job at the Rite-Aid distribution facility.
We can confirm there was a shooting in the area of Spesutia Road and Perryman Road. Multiple victims. The situation is still fluid. Please avoid the area. Media staging area still TBD.— Harford Sheriff (@Harford_Sheriff) September 20, 2018
Video from the scene shared on social media shows a heavy police presence at the industrial park, whose tenants include Rite-Aid, Clorox, and Zenith Freight Lines. The mass shooting took place at Rite-Aid's distribution center, which employs around 1,000 people.
Armed police and federal agents have surrounded the area, and empty schoolbuses have driven in, perhaps to evacuate workers still inside.
A pair of empty Harford County school buses just arrived at the business park. Police everywhere. pic.twitter.com/aziv4Lv0B4— Colin Campbell (@cmcampbell6) September 20, 2018
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said that he was closely monitoring the situation.
Harford County was the scene of another mass shooting in October 2017, this time in Edgewood, just eight miles from Perryman. 37-year-old Radee Labeeb Prince shot and killed three of his co-workers and injured two more at a local granite fabricators, and was captured after an hours-long manhunt.
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