Multiple victims in Maryland shooting, suspect in custody official says

ABC News – Multiple people were killed this morning in northeast Maryland, authorities said Thursday.

Police responded to a call shortly after 9 a.m. at a Rite Aid distribution center, Harford County Sheriff Jeff Gahler said at a news conference.

Gahler cautioned that the investigation was still preliminary but said “multiple” people had been killed and “multiple” people were injured.

The shooting occurred at Spesutia Road and Perryman Road in Aberdeen.

The lone suspect is in custody and in critical condition at a local hospital, Gahler said. The suspect used a handgun, he added.

“We do not believe that there is an additional threat,” he noted.

Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the FBI were at the scene.

The sheriff’s office said earlier that people should avoid the area.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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