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    Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, is on lockdown after local police received reports of a shooting nearby

    At Least One Wounded in Maryland Silver Spring Shooting - Police

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    One person was transported to a hospital by the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service after a shooting took place in Silver Spring, Maryland on Friday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The shooting took place near University Boulevard and Colesville Road after an armed man robbed a local business, Montgomery County Police Department informed on Twitter.

    According to the reports, the shooting took place near University Boulevard and Colesville Road after an armed man robbed local business.

    The local Blair High School was on lockdown.

    Police have finished a search of the Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, Montgomery County Police Department informed Friday on Twitter.

    Earlier, police said the people inside the high school were told to shelter in place until the search for a White or Hispanic male suspected of a nearby Shell gas station robbery, is finished.

    The Shell's employee was wounded by gunshot and transported to a hospital by the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service.

    The victim’s head wound is not life threatening. The suspect fled the crime scene on foot, police reported.

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