Police: 3 hurt in shooting outside mall in DC suburbs

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say three people are hurt after a shooting outside a mall in the Washington suburbs.

Montgomery County Police spokesman Officer Rick Goodale says officers responded to a report of a shooting outside Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda Friday morning. Police tweet that three people are injured, two men and a woman, but the suspect is not in custody.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer says firefighters responded to the parking lot by Macy’s and that three adults were transported to hospitals. Piringer did not know their conditions.

Meanwhile, Police spokeswoman Blanca Kling says officers are responding to a report of a shooting at a Giant Food store in Aspen Hill, about 5 miles away, but it’s not clear if they are connected. Piringer tweets no one was transported from that scene.

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