Shooting breaks out in Maryland, reported deaths and school closure

Shooting breaks out in Maryland, leaving two people dead. It happened in Capitol Heights, the man responsible barricaded himself for hour...

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  • Shooting breaks out in Maryland, leaving two people dead.
  • It happened in Capitol Heights, the man responsible barricaded himself for hours.
  • After the skirmish, the police managed to arrest him.

Shooting breaks out in Maryland and leaves two people dead in Capitol Heights, while the man responsible barricaded himself in the Gateway Village area and police from the Prince George’s County Police Department, responded to the call for help, according to The Sun.

After the event, the police were able to keep the alleged perpetrator under their care after the shots broke out in the facilities assigned for the elderly. It was Friday morning that officers from the Prince George’s County Police Department responded to the scene at Gateway Village in Capitol Heights.

POLICE REACTION

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After 9:15 in the morning, a telephone call was made to the 911 emergency service to report the shooting in a residential area for the elderly, so dozens of patrols with officers came to react to the attacks.

The skirmish apparently lasted a few minutes, but in the end the officers managed to take the alleged shooter into custody. Police reported that two people lost their lives when officers entered the buildings in search of those allegedly responsible.

Maryland Shooting: WITNESSES RUNNED

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But some of those present said what they experienced: “We were entering the building and we heard a pow, and then the door did not open. I looked and saw his (gunman’s) hands go up and fire twice. I just ran, ”a witness told 7News.

In the images that circulate on social networks you can see people with fear, police officers running from one place to another and guarding the area to prevent the danger from growing, however, a security protocol was applied to secure the area for several kilometers around.

Maryland Shooting: PROTECTION

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It was also reported that Capitol Heights Elementary School has been closed as a precaution, it is located near the emergency area. In turn, police officers have asked neighbors not to leave their homes and to protect themselves from the fear that they could be injured.

The case and the confusion reigned for minutes in the area, while the police ran from one place to another to try to protect the citizens from more shots. Until now, the identity or age of the people who were reported as deceased was not known.

RESEARCH

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The shooting caused great fear among the population who remained alert to the recommendations of the police authorities, who never stopped monitoring the area marked as dangerous, so the security fence was always well defined.

It is expected that in the next few minutes a detailed report of what happened will be given, while the investigations continue, so personnel look for testimonies and evidence that can establish a motive and establish responsibility against the attackers. Filed Under: Maryland Shooting

SHOOTING PRECEDES ANOTHER AT SCHOOL

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In recent weeks there have been several shootings in the United States, both on public roads and in schools, and the most recent was a shooting at a Texas school, where an 18-year-old student was arrested, police authorities reported.

The young man is accused of shooting four people during a fight at his high school in the greater Dallas area. Timothy George Simpkins was arrested without incident and charged with multiple counts of aggravated assault with a pistol, the Arlington Police Department tweeted. Filed Under: Maryland Shooting

IN CRITICAL STATE

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One person was in critical condition, another was in good condition and a third was treated for minor abrasions and was scheduled to leave the hospital Wednesday afternoon, police said. A fourth person was injured but did not require hospital treatment. Police previously said that three of the four injured were students.

The shooting at Timberview High School, which is located in Arlington but belongs to neighboring Mansfield School District, stemmed from a fight that started in a classroom, Arlington Deputy Police Chief Kevin Kolbye said during a conference call. reports prior to Simpkins’ arrest. Filed Under: Maryland Shooting

“IT IS NOT RANDOM”

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“This is not a random act of violence,” Kolbye added to the unfortunate events. “This is not someone attacking our school.” Timberview has approximately 1,900 students in grades 9-12. The huge complex opened in 2004.

After news of the shooting broke, parents gathered at the Mansfield Independent School District Center for the Performing Arts, located about 5 miles from the high school, to reunite with their children. , who were taken by bus there. Filed Under: Maryland Shooting

Maryland shooting: VIOLENCE

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The incident came just days after a Houston school administrator was shot and wounded. The worst attack on a school in Texas was in May 2018, when a 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and pistol killed 10 people, mostly students, at Santa Fe High School near Houston.

The videos now flooded social networks, first capturing the moment when the alleged perpetrator had an altercation with a partner before starting the gun violence, in the United States about to enter the fall.

Maryland Shooting: NEWS

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After the news of the Arlington, Texas school shooting spread throughout the morning, alerting parents and relatives of the educational institution staff, it was learned that the person responsible for shooting was an 18-year-old student who was already captured and whose bail is set at $ 75,000 while SWAT searches his home.

According to reports from CNN and other US media, it is known that of the four injured, one of them is reported in serious condition, while two others are delicate, but stable, and while the authorities try to establish the reasons for the shooting in the school, evidence of what happened leaks.

TESTS

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Twitter accounts disclosed what appears to be the 18-year-old man allegedly responsible for the shooting, named Timothy George Simpkins, hitting a classmate in the middle of the classroom while the desperate teacher asks them to separate and calm down, trying to ask for help.

Although the causes of the shooting at the school in Arlington, Texas, are not yet known, the first of the released videos shows a beating that one African-American student spreads to another in the middle of the classroom while the teacher tries to separate them and violence breaks out. Filed Under: Maryland Shooting

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