The authorities respond to a shooting in Harford County, Md., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI described as an “active shooter situation.” (Jerry Jackson /The Baltimore Sun via AP)
ABERDEEN, Md. – The Latest on a shooting at a Maryland pharmacy warehouse (all times are local):
A friend of the family, says one of the victims killed in a shooting rampage at a drugstore distribution center in Maryland was a mother of two, who recently moved to the U.S. from Nepal trying to get her children a better life.
Harry Bhandari is a community leader and the candidate for state representative says that he has known 41-year-old Brindra Giri’s family for about 10 years.
Authorities on Friday identified Giri as one of the three people killed when an employee opened fired at the Rite Aid facility in northeast Maryland.
Bhandari was at a funeral home Friday to help Giri’s family make arrangements. He says her family are devastated.
Bhandari says Giri and her children with her husband in the US in April. He says Giri was an energetic hard worker who saw the work as a ” stepping stone.”
A Maryland sheriff says investigators have found evidence that the woman who killed three people and wounded others before killing himself at a drugstore warehouse was suffering from a mental illness.
Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler news told reporters Friday that the suspect, a 26-year-old Snochia Moseley of Baltimore County, had been diagnosed with a mental illness in 2016. He would not give more details about her diagnosis.
He said that in the past few weeks Moseley became more and more restless, and the family was concerned about her well-being.
Gahler said they used a gun that they legally bought in March to fire a total of 13 rounds on Thursday morning, and died after shooting himself in the head.
Workers say they endured terrifying moments in the wild shot as a woman who had a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland shot at colleagues with a pistol, killing three people fatally shooting themselves.
Authorities say the shooting erupted Thursday morning after the employee got into an argument, sending screaming workers run from the Rite Aid distribution center after it ended.
Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler determined that the woman as a temporary employee, Snochia Moseley of Baltimore County. Gahler says that he has no motive for what he calls a “senseless crime.”
The sheriff says three people were fatally shot and three were wounded and expected to survive. He says the woman died in a hospital from a self-inflicted shot.