A shooter opened fire Thursday afternoon, around 2:30 p.m. (local time), at a factory in Smithsburg, Maryland. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said three people died and a fourth was seriously injured.
The shooting, described on Twitter as a “mass shooting” by Democrat David Trone, took place at the “Columbia Machine” factory. “The sheriff said earlier in the day that the shooter no longer posed a threat. According to local media, he was shot dead by the police and taken to the hospital. The information was later confirmed by the An officer was also injured in the exchange of fire on Mapleville Road.
On a video posted on social networks, by what appears to be a resident, we can hear gunshots.