GAMBRILLS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say a man was fatally stabbed on a farm in Gambrills.

Officers found the man at Beech Grove Farm about 9:40 a.m. Friday, dead from stab wounds.

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Three nearby schools were put on lockdown and an officer was assigned to each school while law enforcers searched the area.

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Officers say two women and a man, described as “persons of interest,” have been taken into custody.

Police say the stabbing was the result of an altercation involving people who know each other.

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