Maryland high school on lockdown after shooting at school, officials say

A screenshot of the scene outside the school. Source: CNN

Authorities responded to a shooting at Great Mills High School in Maryland on Tuesday morning, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office said.

The event has been contained, the sheriff’s office said. The school was on lockdown for a brief time but students are now being evacuated from Great Mills High School to a reunification center at a nearby high school, the school district said.

There was no immediate information about any injuries or deaths.

A spokesman for the FBI’s Baltimore field office said its agents are on the scene of the incident. Special agents from the ATF’s Baltimore office are also at the school, that office tweeted.


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  1. Tony
    March 21, 2018

    Hello and good afternoon my people. Well the student shot his ex-girlfriend in the head then he shot the her new boyfriend in the leg. He then exchange gun fire with a school safety officer and he was killed. The National Rifle Association is praising the school safety officer as a hero but they fail the understand that the damage is already done. America have a gun problem but the Republican Party isn’t going to do anything about it unless they or their family become a victim. It doesnt matter what’s the situation one cannot shoot anyone without a gun. We need strict gun control legislation .

  2. Ibo France
    March 20, 2018

    The very easy access to guns is a huge problem in the US. These school shootings are going to be a recurring problem. Japan has some of the strictest gun control measures in the world. Gun crimes are very very rear in that country.

    • You need to also realize that living without a gun in your home in America, could mean whether you live or die at the hands of an intruder in your very house. In broad daylight over the last week a Mexican vendor selling in a parking lot was approached by someone who demanded money.

      The vendor did not have time to respond, they beat the man so bad his medical prognosis is that it will take him near to a year to recuperate from the injuries he sustained to his head and face.

      If he had a gun, he could have protected himself from those who almost killed him!

      • Cow bite man
        March 21, 2018

        were they aliens/illegals/immigrants????

      • Man bites dogs
        March 22, 2018

        @ Francisco above, You have always been a …….., having a gun dosenot always make you be a winner, my training and fighting in the UK forces have always told you so, I will not reveal any more intelligent information.

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