Seven people have been shot, one of them fatally, near Perkins Square Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland, police say. The attacker is reportedly on the run. The shooting doesn’t seem to be connected with the church itself.
7 shot, 1 killed at Baptist church in Baltimore, gunman at large – reports
Seven people have reportedly been shot near Perkins Square Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland. The victims' condition is unknown.
Images posted on social media indicate a massive police presence near the Perkins Square Baptist Church in Baltimore, with a nearby street taped off following what is believed to be a mass shooting. Police have confirmed one of the seven victims have died, according to Fox Baltimore. No motive has been named so far.
The shooting comes just a day after a gunman stormed in synagogue in Poway, not far from San Diego, California, in an apparent anti-Semitic attack. The name of the suspect, John Earnest, has been tentatively linked to a hate-filled manifesto that appeared online before the attack.