Multiple Dead, Including Shooter, Near Aberdeen, Maryland

posted by Caroline Cook - 

The shooter has been identified as Snochia Mosele, 26, from Baltimore County.


A shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in Aberdeen, Maryland this morning involved seven victims. 

Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler confirms that four people are dead, including the shooter, 26, who was a woman.  She died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head at a hospital.  She is from Baltimore County and had multiple addresses.  The motive is not known at this time. 

Three people have survived after surgery at a local hospital and three people are dead.  The victim's names are not being released at this time.

The call of shots fired came into the communications center at 9:06 a.m. and police responded within five minutes this morning.  Police did not fire any shots. 

The shooter used a single handgun.  She was a temporary employee who reported to work today for her normal shift at the business and began shooting around 9:00 a.m. 

"We are closely monitoring the horrific shooting in Aberdeen.  our prayers are with all those impacted, including our first responders.  The State stands ready to offer any support," Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said. 

A Rite Aid spokesperson says they are "deeply saddened at the events" that transpired this morning.  Currently the facility is closed and they do not know when it will reopen.  There will be grief counselors provided to help those affected by this tragedy.

The American Red Cross is on site to help victims at a family unification center set up at the Level Fire Department at 3633 Level Village Road in nearby Havre de Grace.  Four school buses took people out of the Perryman area this morning.  Those people will not be allowed to return to the Enterprise Business Park to get the personal belongings or vehicles until police finish processing the crime scene.  

The Harford County Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information on today's shooting to contact their office at 410-838-5800. 

Photo:  WJZ-TV


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