*This is a developing story.
According to the Sheriff’s Department in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, a shooting investigation is currently in process at Great Mills High School, where multiple injuries have been reported.
This was also corroborated by a post on the St Mary’s County Public School’s webpage, which was updated with a report saying, “There has been a Shooting at Great Mills High School. The school is on lockdown the event is contained, the Sheriff’s office is on the scene additional information to follow.”
No other information has been made available, but local police will likely hold a press conference soon, but sources have said the “event has been contained.” Jonathan Freese, a student from Great Mills High School reported to CNN only moments ago that at least seven students have been reported injured. This event comes almost one month after the events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. which left 17 students dead and 14 wounded.
St. Mary’s County is located two and a half hours from Richmond at the confluence of the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay.