At three were killed and several were injured in a new shooting hit the US. The latest incident took place in a manufacturing facility located in Smithsburg, Maryland, Fox News confirmed.
The news station confirms that the accident was at Columbia Machine on 12900 block of Bikle Road near Smithsburg High and Middle Schools.
Maryland State Police told FOX 5 that the initial reports indicate that three people were killed in the shooting.
The state’s Governor Larry Hogan said he was reported about the shooting.
Hogan said that there is a police agent chased a suspect, and during the chasing, the suspect shot the police agent causing him a shoulder injury.
Shortly, the agent responded to the fire by hitting the suspect, however, the Governor added that he wasn’t filled in with the condition of the shooter or the suspect.
This incident came amid several shootings that took place nationwide which caused a sense of fear and insecurity in the American society, especially after the latest Texas massacre.
Early this month, the US President Joe Biden announced that he set a meeting with congress about the laws related to guns and weapons after the massive tragic shooting of the Texas elementary school that left behind 21 victims.