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Breaking: 3 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at Maryland machine plant

Three people were killed and two injured, including a state trooper, in a shooting at a machine plant in Smithsburg, Maryland, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said. The suspect, an employee, was also wounded and is in custody. 

Breaking: 3 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at Maryland machine plant

Authorities responded to a reported shooting at Columbia Machine Inc. at around 2:30 p.m., the sheriff’s office said in a statement on Facebook. Upon arrival, they found three people dead and one in critical condition.

Breaking: 3 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at Maryland machine plant

The suspect, who fled the scene, was located in a vehicle by Maryland State Police. He exchanged gunfire with a trooper. Both were taken to a hospital with injuries, the sheriff’s office said. A semiautomatic handgun was recovered from the suspect’s vehicle.

Breaking: 3 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at Maryland machine plant

Maryland State Police Lt. Cnl. Bill Dofflemyer said Thursday evening that the trooper, who was identified by Maryland State Police as a 25-year veteran of the department, is “doing well.”

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