Mass Shooting in Aberdeen, Maryland

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Posted: Sep 20, 2018 10:45 AM
Mass Shooting in Aberdeen, Maryland

UPDATE: Authorities have briefed the press and offered a few updates on the situation. The shooting took place at a Rite Aide distribution center a little after 9:00 this morning. The shooter, believed to be female, used a handgun.

UPDATE: Law enforcement officials have announced that three people are dead and five others have been shot. Reports say it was a female assailant. It is no longer an active shooting situation.

ORIGINAL POST

A mass shooting has been reported in a business area near Spesutia Road and Perryman Road in Aberdeen, Maryland. There are multiple victims, according to local police.

Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted the following.

An FBI crisis squad has arrived on the scene. Authorities will be briefing the press at 11:45 a.m. ET.

This is a breaking news post and will be updated.