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Authorities: 4 dead, 1 hurt after shooting, fire in Maryland

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Posted at 9:55 AM, May 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-09 09:55:22-04

WOODLAWN, Md. (AP) — Authorities say four people are dead, including a suspect, and at least one more is injured after a shooting and fire in Maryland.

Baltimore County police spokeswoman Joy Stewart said officers responded around 6:40 a.m. Saturday to reports of both a fire and an active shooter in the community of Woodlawn.

Stewart said officers found an armed man outside and shot him.

Police identified the man as 56-year-old Everton Brown, a local resident.

Authorities said they fought the fire that started in a townhouse and spread to two others.

Officials said three other people in addition to the suspect were found dead.