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Sheriff’s Office Responds To Report Of Gunshots Behind Bowling Green Fire Station

February 14th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

On 02.13.2016 at approximately 8pm Deputies of the Allegany County Sheriff"s Office assisted by the Maryland State Police responded to the area behind the Bowling Green Fire Station for a report of gunshots. 

Numerous callers reported hearing gunshots and one caller stated that they observed a person carrying what they believed to be a rifle.

MSP Trooper 5 and a Cumberland City Police K9 were also called to assist.

A short time later deputies located the suspect unarmed.  After an interview with family members, the suspect was subsequently transported to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center for an evaluation.

A 12 gauge shotgun was located and seized.

There were no reports of injuries or property damage. 

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