3 People Dead in Maryland Mall Shooting

shooting(CNN) — Police and fire officials are on the scene at a shopping mall in Columbia, Maryland after getting reports of an active shooter. The mall is about 20 miles southwest of Baltimore.

Howard County Police confirm at least three people are dead. Police say one person was found dead near a gun and ammunition.  Police say the suspected shooter is among the dead, but there is no information about other victims yet.

Howard County Police also said two victims with minor injuries that were not directly related to the shooting were transported to a  hospital. No other injuries were reported. There is no confirmed motive in the shooting at this time.

Police say they believe the mall is secure, but say people should wait until officers can clear each area.