GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County Police said a fatal shooting suspect is in custody after a nine-hour long manhunt and standoff in Glen Burnie.
Police spent much of the day searching for a suspect wanted in a fatal shooting at Glen Burnie apartment complex Monday morning.READ MORE: Health Officials Urge Vaccination & Boosters As COVID-19 Rate Rises, Omicron Arrives In Maryland
Officers will clear the scene at Virginia Avenue shortly.
The shooting was reported at the Colonial Square Apartments in Glen Burnie at 7 a.m. Monday morning. Multiple people called 911 to report hearing shots fired. Police confirm a man was found dead in a common area of one of the apartment buildings.READ MORE: Maryland Has Three Confirmed Cases Of The Omicron Variant Of COVID-19, Hogan Says
Authorities are searching for a suspect and urge residents to avoid the area. Oakwood is still shut down.
One of the apartment buildings was evacuated as a precaution.
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