Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said Monday that despite tragedies his department has faced over the past four years, the office has made strides in the fight against the opioid epidemic and in keeping county schools safe.
County Council President Richard Slutzky took local media to task for reporting that the Sept. 20 shooting at the Rite Aid distribution center happened in Aberdeen when the facility is in Perryman. Councilman Mike Perrone honored those who work to heal emotional trauma long after a mass shooting.
Maj. William Davis of the Harford County Sheriff's Office briefs Aberdeen leaders on last week's workplace shooting at the Rite Aid distribution center, revealing that the shooter had been diagnosed with acute schizophrenia, and critiquing weaknesses in state law that allowed her to buy a gun.
Though Brindra Giri had only been in the United States for five months, her funeral services drew hundreds of mourners Sunday, three days after Giri was shot to death at the Rite Aid warehouse in Harford County where she recently started working.
Harford County has been rocked by a shooting that has shattered its sense of itself. But after three such incidents in less than three years, longtime residents wonder: has the once rural county dotted with small, tight-knit communities changed beneath their feet?
Brindra Giri, a 41-year-old mother of two who had moved to Baltimore County from Nepal only “three or four months ago, was one of three people killed in a shooting at an Aberdeen Rite Aid warehouse on Thursday.