5 dead in a shooting at a house in La Plata
CHARLES COUNTY, Md. – An investigation into the shooting is underway When paying residence, and authorities believe five people are dead.
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened Friday afternoon at a single-family home along the 3000 block of Windflower Drive.
Around 4 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the La Plata Police Department responded to a quiet La Plata neighborhood for a report of a shooting.
When the officers entered the house, they found five people who had passed away. All the victims appeared to be adults.
Police said investigators are working to determine the identities and relationships between all those involved. At this time, the incident appears to be isolated to the apartment.
Authorities have contacted the owner of the home and he is cooperating.
There is a large police presence at the scene.
This is a developing story. Check back with FOX 5 for updates.
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