Nepali among those killed in Baltimore shooting

Published On: May 10, 2021 11:50 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 10: A Nepali was among three persons killed in a shooting that took place in Woodlawn, Baltimore, the US state of Maryland on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Sagar Ghimire who recently graduated from an American university. 

The Baltimore County Police Department confirmed on twitter that the incident resulted in the death of one suspect, two victims, and left one victim critically injured while one victim had non-life threatening injuries.  

According to a Maryland-based newspaper, Baltimore Sun, Police said the shooter, 56-year-old Everton Brown, also killed two other residents of the Parkview Crossing town house complex before police shot him to death. Brown’s home and a few other buildings nearby also were damaged by an explosion Saturday morning.

“The 24-year-old nephew, who graduated from Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina, in April, was hoping to attend graduate school and had moved to the Woodlawn complex about a week ago to plan his future,” the newspaper quoted Kaptan Ghimire, the deceased’s uncle, as saying. 

According to the deceased's relatives, he had earned a full scholarship to the university to study computer science.   

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