Just few weeks after Valentine’s Day shooting that left at least 17 students and teachers of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, another shooting has occurred at Maryland high school.
St. Mary’s county sheriff’s office said units were responding to an “incident” at Great Mills High School and are warning parents not to come to the school.
There has been an incident at Great Mills High School. Parents please DO NOT respond to the school. Report to Leonardtown High School
— St. Mary's Sheriff (@firstsheriff) March 20, 2018
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Officials says the facility has been locked down as security operatives battle to put the situation under control.
The school is about 110 kilometers southeast of Washington, D.C.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said his office is monitoring the incident at the high school.
“Our prayers are with students, school personnel, and first respondents,” the governor said on social media.