ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The shooting late Sunday night in the Maryland state capitol left three people dead and three injured, police say. Annapolis Police Chief Edward Jackson told reporters at a news conference that the shooting took place following what he called an “interpersonal conflict” and that he did not there was more threat to the public.
According to Jackson, officers responded to the incident around 8:00 p.m. “This research is extremely dynamic and constantly evolving. We have not yet completed our investigation into everything that happened. We are still putting the pieces of the puzzle together. Jackson said there’s still a lot of work to be done by everyone. He declined to provide further details on the nature of the relationship between the individuals involved, but said the ages of those who were killed ranged from their twenties to their fifties.
According to what he had to say, authorities still hadn’t determined a clear reason for the shooting. Jackson said “it wasn’t random,” pointing to the victims “died outside” the house as evidence. A large number of police vehicles were seen in the residential area where the incident took place, located south of downtown and near the water.
According to a statement released by the police department, one of the injured was airlifted by helicopter to a trauma center. A statement from police said they had the culprit in custody. In a later statement, the chief called the individual a “person of interest” and said no charges had been brought against him. The chief has just informed everyone that the authorities have found a weapon.