Police and fireplace crews responded to calls of “an active fire, as well as an active shooter” round 6:40 a.m. in Woodlawn, Baltimore County Police spokesperson Joy Stewart stated.
The suspect was killed by police, Stewart stated
“At this time, we can confirm that an adult male suspect is deceased, two adult male victims and one adult female victim are deceased and one adult male victim is suffering from non-life threatening injuries,” an announcement from the Baltimore County Police Department stated.
Tim Rostkowski, spokesperson for Baltimore County Fire, stated preliminary experiences point out the two-alarm fireplace began in a “townhome and spread to the two adjacent townhomes.”
The construction the place the hearth began, “as well as the residence directly to the right … have collapsed,” Rostkowski stated. “The third dwelling that was involved has heavy damage.”
Fire officers haven’t but decided the trigger or origin of the hearth, in response to Rostkowski.
The explanation for the hearth and relations of these concerned are being investigated, Stewart stated.
“Today, we pray for the injured victims and the families who have lost loved ones,” Olszewski stated. “We will make all possible resources available to the residents affected by this tragic situation.”