Two senior living facility workers are lifeless and a suspect is in custody Friday after a shooter allegedly opened fireplace at housing complicated in Maryland, reports say. 

The incident on the Gateway Village complicated in Capitol Heights unfolded round 9:15 a.m. this morning, in keeping with the Prince Georges County Police Department. 

The circumstances surrounding the shooting – and the identification of the suspect – remained unclear. A witness advised (*2*) the alleged shooter lived on the complicated and began opening fireplace after claiming the residents there have been being mistreated – however that report couldn’t be independently confirmed. 

“We are proud of the heroic and swift actions of our staff to ensure that our residents were protected and kept safe,” National Church Residences – which operates the facility – mentioned in a press release to Fox5 DC. “Our hearts go out to the families of our two team members who lost their lives in this tragic and unfortunate incident.” 

The Gateway Village housing complicated in Capitol Heights, Md., east of Washington, D.C.
(Google Maps)


The operator additionally mentioned it was “fully cooperating” in the investigation and “extremely heartbroken by the events that occurred.” 

Fox News has reached out to the Prince Georges County Police Department for remark. 

Police earlier requested locals in the world to shelter in place

“At approx 9:15 am, we were called for a shooting at a senior living facility,” the Prince Georges County Police Department mentioned in a tweet. “As of 10:25am, we have one suspect in custody. Two deceased victims.”