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At least 3 people dead in Maryland workplace shooting

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SMITHSBURG, MD- Police in Washington County, Maryland are on the scene of a shooting that has left “multiple people dead” at a manufacturing plant.

The shooting happened at around 2:30 PM Thursday at Columbia Machine in the town of Smithsburg, about 75 miles west of Baltimore.

Local media reports the shooter was shot and injured by a Maryland state trooper and they no longer pose a threat to the community.

A state trooper was also injured during an exchange of gunfire with the suspect.

There is no clear motive for the shooting.

This is a developing story.