3 confirmed dead,including shooter, in Maryland mall shooting - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

3 confirmed dead,including shooter, in Maryland mall shooting

(Maryland) -- Gunfire erupted in a Columbia, Maryland, shopping mall Saturday morning, leaving at least three people dead, according to the Howard County Police Department's Twitter account. Police have confirmed that one of the three bodies is the suspected shooter.

Authorities reported that an active shooter was on the second floor of the sprawling mall in Columbia in Howard County, according to CNN affiliate WBAL. Local scanner reports had authorities requesting multiple mass casualty units.

Images on Twitter reportedly from the scene showed mall employees and customers hiding in a stock room. The mall was on lock down. Another Twitter image reportedly from the scene showed a bullet-riddled wall.

The Howard County Fire Department on Twitter reported an active shooter situation.

Both the Howard County police and fire departments were on the scene.

The fire department via Twitter advised people to avoid the area. 

  • NationalMore>>

  • 4th Arkansas inmate executed in 8 days lurches on gurney

    4th Arkansas inmate executed in 8 days lurches on gurney

    Friday, April 28 2017 4:10 AM EDT2017-04-28 08:10:35 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 4:10 AM EDT2017-04-28 08:10:35 GMT

    State officials have declared the three already completed executions a success, using terms like "closure" for the victims' families, as they prepare for a fourth.

    State officials have declared the three already completed executions a success, using terms like "closure" for the victims' families, as they prepare for a fourth.

  • GOP bill would discipline hecklers at college speeches

    GOP bill would discipline hecklers at college speeches

    Friday, April 28 2017 4:10 AM EDT2017-04-28 08:10:22 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 4:10 AM EDT2017-04-28 08:10:22 GMT
    Republican lawmakers are pushing a plan to require the University of Wisconsin System to discipline students who disrupt speeches and presentations, and force campuses to remain neutral on public issues.
    Republican lawmakers are pushing a plan to require the University of Wisconsin System to discipline students who disrupt speeches and presentations, and force campuses to remain neutral on public issues.
  • Aide: Blacks not trying hard enough to work with Trump

    Aide: Blacks not trying hard enough to work with Trump

    Friday, April 28 2017 4:10 AM EDT2017-04-28 08:10:20 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 4:10 AM EDT2017-04-28 08:10:20 GMT
    President Donald Trump's liaison to the black community, the former "Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault, says African-American activists aren't trying hard enough to work with the new administration.
    President Donald Trump's liaison to the black community, the former "Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault, says African-American activists aren't trying hard enough to work with the new administration.
Powered by Frankly