BEAST (August 19, 2022)

Breaking News: Multiple People Killed in Shooting at Maryland Manufacturing Plant

An active shooter opened fire in the facility in Smithsburg, Maryland.

A shooter opened fire inside a manufacturing facility in western Maryland Thursday afternoon, killing multiple people, authorities say. Deputies responded to the active shooting in the 12900 block of Bikle Road in Smithsburg around 3:30 p.m.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said there are “multiple fatalities.”

The suspect was shot and injured during a confrontation with a Maryland State Police trooper, the sheriff’s office said. The shooter’s condition is unclear at this time.

The trooper suffered a minor injury, authorities said.

No further information was immediately available.

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