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Playground shootout leaves 15-year-old wounded in Severn

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Posted at 11:01 AM, Jul 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-08 11:01:37-04

SEVERN, Md. — A 15-year-old was left wounded following a shootout Thursday afternoon at a playground in Severn.

Just before 1pm, Anne Arundel County Police say four men in a dark SUV pulled up to the 8100 block of Meade Village Circle and opened fire toward a playground at the location.

Someone on the playground shot back, chasing off the suspects.

A 15-year-old was injured during the exchange of gunfire.

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Detectives located multiple shell casings in the area and damage to several surrounding buildings.

Police believe the incident was targeted and not random, but released no information on a potential motive.

Anyone with information should call investigators at 410-222-6155 or the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line at 410-222-4700.