1. US shooting: Mass shooting in Maryland’s Harford County kills 3; manhunt on for gunman

US shooting: Mass shooting in Maryland’s Harford County kills 3; manhunt on for gunman

A mass shooting has been reported in Maryland's Harford County, which is some 30 miles from Baltimore. The incident has led to 2 people being critically injured while 3 others are in stable condition.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: October 18, 2017 10:33 PM
US shooting: Mass shooting in Maryland's Harford County injures 5; manhunt on for gunman A mass shooting has been reported in Maryland’s Harford County, which is some 30 miles from Baltimore. (You tube/ screen shot)

A mass shooting has been reported in Maryland’s Harford County, which is some 30 miles from Baltimore. The incident has led to the death odf 3 people while 2 others injured. According to police, the shooting happened around 9:30 in the morning at an office park. ABC7 reports that it may have been a workplace related incident, but there is still no clarity on the issue. The shooting happened at the Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood. Schools have reportedly been put in lockdown mode as a precautionary measure. WBFF quoted Harford County Public Schools as saying, “Our schools are secure at this time and we ask for your patience and understanding that we are receiving an influx of calls.”

According to police, the suspect has been identified as Radee Labeeb Prince. The 37-year-old suspect is believed to have been driving a 2000 black Acadia, with a Delaware license plate. The special forces from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and explosives were rushed to the shooting spot to help the sheriff’s department.

Prince is believed to have shot five people at Advanced Granite Solutions at the Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood, roughly 30 miles northeast of Baltimore, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler told reporters in a news conference, as per CNN.

“We do not believe there’s an immediate threat to the community — we do believe that this was targeted, with the qualifier that there is an armed and dangerous suspect out there,” Gahler said. The MD State Police has cautioned the citizens by tweeting: “Radee Labeeb Prince may be seen in a 2008 Black GMC Acadia SUV with Del Registration PC064273. Use extreme caution if you see him.”

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