Crime, Police/Fire

Police responding to barricade situation after shots fired in Dunfield community

1:30 p.m. UPDATE: Authorities say the situation has been resolved – additional details here.

11:00 a.m. UPDATE: Police say the incident on Arwell Court is contained and residents in the immediate area are being asked to shelter-in-place.

10:15 a.m. UPDATE: It is not clear whether the suspect fired at police or fired a shot inside the residence.  Avoid the area.

Original story below…


NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are on the scene of a barricade situation in the Dunfield community.

The incident was reported at around 9 a.m. on Friday morning on Arwell Court (21236).

Initial reports indicate that a suspect began firing at police and then barricaded himself inside.

Dunfield Road has been shut down.  Motorists should avoid the area.

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