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Box Hill community surprised by deputy shootings

Box Hill community surprised by deputy shootings

The fatal shooting of two Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies Wednesday occurred at a large business center in Abingdon that has grown rapidly during the past five years to become a major shopping and eating destination in Harford County.

Normal activities in the Boulevard at Box Hill off Route 924 came to an abrupt halt shortly before lunchtime Wednesday in a crowded Panera Bread when police say 68-year-old David Brian Evans shot Harford County Sheriff's Office Deputy Patrick Dailey, then fled the restaurant and exchanged gunfire with a second deputy, Mark Logsdon, in the parking lot of the nearby Park View apartment complex.

Evans was killed by other deputies who...