UPDATE: Multiple victims in Aberdeen shooting, suspect in custody: Sheriff

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

Police responded to a call shortly after 9 a.m., 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, Harford County Sheriff Jeff Gahler said. The suspect used a handgun, he added.

“There is no additional threat to the community,” he noted.

 

PHOTO: Map locates Aberdeen, Maryland, where a mass shooting has been reported.AP
Map locates Aberdeen, Maryland, where a mass shooting has been reported.

Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are at the scene and an FBI team is on the way, law enforcement sources said.

 

PHOTO: Several people have been shot in Maryland at Spesutia Road and Perryman Road in Aberdeen, according to the Harford County Sheriffs Office, Sept.20, 2018.Google

Several people have been shot in Maryland at Spesutia Road and Perryman Road in Aberdeen, according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Sept.20, 2018.