Not less than three individuals have been killed, and one state trooper was shot when a gunman opened hearth Thursday on the Columbia Machine manufacturing plant in Smithsburg, Md.
Regulation enforcement officers additionally confirmed 4 others have been injured within the assault, NBC experiences.
Maryland State Police responded to the incident and chased a suspect on the scene, based on Gov. Larry Hogan. Throughout the chase, the suspect shot a state trooper within the shoulder. Gov. Hogan mentioned the trooper returned hearth, hitting the suspect.
The suspect was reportedly captured alive, and the trooper is anticipated to outlive.
“The suspect is not a menace to the group,” the Washington County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned in a press release.