A shootout inside a crowded restaurant at a busy shopping center near Baltimore, Maryland has resulted in the death of two Harford County sheriff’s deputies.
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The gunman, identified as 67-year-old David Evans is also dead, according to WBAL TV.
The incident occurred inside the Panera Bread restaurant near Emmorton Road in Abingdon, at lunchtime Wednesday. The restaurant is about 20 miles northeast of Baltimore.
According to authorities, the gunman shot one of the deputies in the head. A second deputy was wounded during the shootout.
Both deputies have died from their wounds.
No bystanders were hurt.
RAW VIDEO: Witness describes scene of a deputy-involved shooting at a Panera restaurant today in Baltimore pic.twitter.com/h7el9trUH8
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Unmarked Harford County sheriff's car outside Shock Trauma where a shot deputy had been brought pic.twitter.com/84Uae0gcGH
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On behalf of our entire membership we extend our most sincere condolences to our Brothers and Sisters of the Harford County Sheriffs' Office
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