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.