3 killed, 2 wounded after shooting in U.S. state of Maryland

Updated 2017-10-19 02:01:55 Xinhua

Three people were killed and two others were wounded after a shooting at an office park in U.S. state of Maryland, authorities said Wednesday.

The shooting took place at around 9:00 a.m. at Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood, roughly 50 kilometers northeast of Baltimore, according to Harford County Sherriff's Office.

Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler told a press conference that the shooter was identified as 37-year-old Radee Labeeb Prince.

Prince used a handgun in the shooting and is considered armed and dangerous, Gahler said.

Police are looking for the suspect who is believed to be in a black GMC Acadia with Delaware plates.

All five victims appear to be employees of Advanced Granite Solutions and the two wounded are in serious condition, according to Gahler.

It appeared to be a targeted attack, limited to that business, he said.

Local officials said five schools in the Edgewood area were placed on lockdown.

Also in the News

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time
Showbiz2016/06/16 13:58January 22 2019 07:41:40

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time

Attending Shanghai International Film Festival, Nicole Kidman talks about her role in "Grace of Monaco".

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts
Also in the News2014/05/01 12:16January 22 2019 07:41:40

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'
Also in the News2014/04/18 13:18January 22 2019 07:41:40

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'

Hollywood star Johnny Depp's speech in the upcoming new film "Transcendence" has been disclosed on Friday, April 11th.

China World Business Sports Showbiz Audio
C4 My Chinese Life The Sound Stage China Revealed Showbiz Video Travel Video
China World Fun Travel Entertainment Sports
Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou
Live Music Opera & Classical Movies Traditional Shows Exhibitions
Learn Chinese:
Chinese Studio Living Chinese Everyday Chinese Just For Fun Chinese Culture Buzzwords