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Shoppers shaken when two Harford sheriff's deputies were shot and returned fire at man in Abingdon

Shoppers shaken when two Harford sheriff's deputies were shot and returned fire at man in Abingdon

Lynn Faulkner and her daughter Sophia were having lunch on a snow day at Panera Bread restaurant in Abingdon just before noon Wednesday when Sophia heard what she thought was glass breaking.

Then the 15-year-old turned and saw a sheriff's deputy shot in the head. She said she froze as she tried to process what was happening.

"There were all these little kids running around and screaming," Sophia Faulkner said. "I really didn't know what to do."

Authorities said David Brian Evans, 68, who was wanted on warrants in Harford County and Florida, shot and killed the deputy, then ran out. Witnesses gave other deputies a description of the gunman and told...

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