25 Oct 2016 03:57 PM EST
On Tuesday, Maryland State Police said that officers fatally shot a man and woman outside a motel room after they raised handguns at police who were there to serve warrants. Spokesman Greg Shipley went to say that no officers were hurt at the New Eastern Inn, which is located in the town of Elkton, about 45 miles northeast of Baltimore. Shipley added that investigators are now currently trying to learn if the people killed are those named in the warrants for felony possession of firearms.
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According to authorities, a man died after jumping off a highway bridge on Monday night in New Jersey with his two young sons in his arms. The boys survived the 100-foot plunge into a wooded... More
On Tuesday, Maryland State Police said that officers fatally shot a man and woman outside a motel room after they raised handguns at police who were there to serve warrants. Spokesman Greg Shipley... More