3 People Killed In “Active Shooter Situation” At Maryland Rite Aid Distribution Center

An anonymous police official confirmed to the Associated Press that 3 people have been killed in a Thursday shooting at a business park in Aberdeen, Maryland in what’s still being described as an “active shooter” situation.

The shooting took place on the campus of a Rite Aid distribution center in Aberdeen, Maryland, a spkeswoman said.

Spokeswoman Susan Henderson told The Associated Press on Thursday morning that the shooting happened at a support facility adjacent to a larger building.

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Henderson says authorities are at the scene and the company is cooperating with the investigation.

Harford County sheriff’s office said the situation is “still fluid,” and that police are using K-9 teams to locate the shooter. The number of victims is not yet known. Maryland Gov. Hogan said his office is monitoring the “horrific shooting”.

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The business park’s tenants are Rite Aid, Zenith Freight Lines, TruAire, the Clorox Company and Maines Paper & Food Service.

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Church Creek Elementary School went into a modified lockdown.

A meeting is scheduled for 11:45 am.

A church and a business park are near the area where the shooting was reported. It’s not clear where the shooting took place.
Deputies were dispatched to the area – located roughly 30 miles from Baltimore – shortly after 9 am ET on Monday.

Baltimore ATF and FBI are also responding and assisting in the investigation.

Police are asking people to avoid the area.

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As RT points out, Harford County was the scene of a mass shooting in October 2017, when 37-year-old Radee Labeeb Prince shot and killed three of his co-workers and injured two more at a granite fabricator in the town of Edgewood. He was eventually captured after an hours long manhunt.Β 

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